Elizabeth N Pearce

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A clinical and therapeutic approach to thyrotoxicosis with thyroid-stimulating hormone suppression only
    Giampaolo Papi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Unit, ASL Modena, Italy
    Am J Med 118:349-61. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Thyroid dysfunction in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Boston University Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Menopause Int 13:8-13. 2007
  3. pmc Screening for maternal thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy: a review of the clinical evidence and current guidelines
    Donny L F Chang
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Thyroid Res 2013:851326. 2013
  4. pmc Iodine and pregnancy
    Christina Yarrington
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Thyroid Res 2011:934104. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Global iodine nutrition: Where do we stand in 2013?
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Thyroid 23:523-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Monitoring and effects of iodine deficiency in pregnancy: still an unsolved problem?
    E N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:481-4. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hormone and obesity
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 19:408-13. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Perchlorate and thiocyanate exposure and thyroid function in first-trimester pregnant women from Greece
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 77:471-4. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Effects of iodine deficiency in pregnancy
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 26:131-3. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Update in lipid alterations in subclinical hypothyroidism
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:326-33. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Cardiovascular Consequences of Thyroid Dysfunction
    Elizabeth Pearce; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications66

  1. ncbi request reprint A clinical and therapeutic approach to thyrotoxicosis with thyroid-stimulating hormone suppression only
    Giampaolo Papi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Unit, ASL Modena, Italy
    Am J Med 118:349-61. 2005
    ..The present report reviews the most important and recent studies of subclinical hyperthyroidism and attempts to draw conclusions based upon the literature and the authors' experience...
  2. ncbi request reprint Thyroid dysfunction in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Boston University Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Menopause Int 13:8-13. 2007
    ..Finally, caution is required in diagnosing and treating thyroid dysfunction in women who are taking oral estrogens or selective estrogen receptor modulators...
  3. pmc Screening for maternal thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy: a review of the clinical evidence and current guidelines
    Donny L F Chang
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Thyroid Res 2013:851326. 2013
    ..Current guidelines differ; some recommend an aggressive case-finding approach, whereas others advocate testing only symptomatic women or those with a personal history of thyroid disease or other associated medical conditions...
  4. pmc Iodine and pregnancy
    Christina Yarrington
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Thyroid Res 2011:934104. 2011
    ..We will discuss iodine metabolism, homeostasis, and nutritional recommendations for pregnancy. We will also discuss the possible effects of environmental contaminants on iodine utilization in pregnant women...
  5. doi request reprint Global iodine nutrition: Where do we stand in 2013?
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Thyroid 23:523-8. 2013
    ..Consequences of iodine deficiency include goiter, intellectual impairments, growth retardation, neonatal hypothyroidism, and increased pregnancy loss and infant mortality...
  6. doi request reprint Monitoring and effects of iodine deficiency in pregnancy: still an unsolved problem?
    E N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:481-4. 2013
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hormone and obesity
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 19:408-13. 2012
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Perchlorate and thiocyanate exposure and thyroid function in first-trimester pregnant women from Greece
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 77:471-4. 2012
    ..It remains unclear whether environmental perchlorate exposure adversely affects thyroid function in first-trimester pregnant women...
  9. doi request reprint Effects of iodine deficiency in pregnancy
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Trace Elem Med Biol 26:131-3. 2012
    ..Excess iodine ingestion in pregnancy, while a relatively uncommon problem, may also have adverse fetal effects. However, the safe upper limit for chronic iodine ingestion in pregnancy and lactation is not currently well defined...
  10. doi request reprint Update in lipid alterations in subclinical hypothyroidism
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:326-33. 2012
    ..Clinical trials to date have not consistently shown a beneficial effect of levothyroxine treatment on serum lipid levels in subclinically hypothyroid patients...
  11. pmc A genome-wide association for kidney function and endocrine-related traits in the NHLBI's Framingham Heart Study
    Shih Jen Hwang
    National Heart Lung and Blood Institutes, Bethesda, MD, USA
    BMC Med Genet 8:S10. 2007
    ..Many endocrine conditions have strong familial components. We tested for association between the Affymetrix GeneChip Human Mapping 100K single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) set and measures of kidney function and endocrine traits...
  12. ncbi request reprint Breast milk iodine and perchlorate concentrations in lactating Boston-area women
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1673-7. 2007
    ..Breastfed infants rely on adequate maternal dietary iodine intake...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical and histological characteristics of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: results of a retrospective study in 243 patients
    Elio Roti
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2171-8. 2006
    ..The recognition of thyroid microcarcinoma has increased due to the widespread use of ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsies...
  14. pmc Association of first-trimester thyroid function test values with thyroperoxidase antibody status, smoking, and multivitamin use
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Endocr Pract 14:33-9. 2008
    ..To determine first-trimester thyroid function values and associations with thyroperoxidase antibody (TPO-Ab) status, smoking, emesis, and iodine-containing multivitamin use...
  15. doi request reprint Perchlorate and thiocyanate exposure and thyroid function in first-trimester pregnant women
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:3207-15. 2010
    ..Thiocyanate, derived from foods and cigarette smoke, is a less potent competitive sodium/iodide symporter inhibitor than perchlorate...
  16. ncbi request reprint National trends in iodine nutrition: is everyone getting enough?
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 01228, USA
    Thyroid 17:823-7. 2007
    ..There needs to be increased awareness of the importance of adequate iodine nutrition, particularly during pregnancy and lactation, among the U.S. public...
  17. pmc Diagnosis and management of thyrotoxicosis
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Boston University Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    BMJ 332:1369-73. 2006
  18. doi request reprint Environmental pollutants and the thyroid
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 23:801-13. 2009
    ..Organochlorine pesticides and dioxins may decrease serum T(4) half-life by activating hepatic enzymes. Additional studies are needed to further elucidate the risk posed by these and other potentially thyroid-disrupting compounds...
  19. pmc Thyroid function and lipid subparticle sizes in patients with short-term hypothyroidism and a population-based cohort
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Boston University Medical Center, Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:888-94. 2008
    ..Relations between thyroid function and lipids remain incompletely understood...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hypothyroidism and dyslipidemia: modern concepts and approaches
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Boston University Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 6:451-6. 2004
    ..The development of specifically targeted thyroid hormone analogues that could potentially treat hyperlipidemia without causing systemic thyrotoxicosis is currently ongoing...
  21. pmc Thyroid function and left ventricular structure and function in the Framingham Heart Study
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Thyroid 20:369-73. 2010
    ..Our objective was to determine whether thyroid function is related to echocardiographic indices of LV structure and function...
  22. doi request reprint Effect of environmental perchlorate on thyroid function in pregnant women from Córdoba, Argentina, and Los Angeles, California
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Endocr Pract 17:412-7. 2011
    ..To determine whether environmental perchlorate exposure adversely affects thyroid function in women in the first trimester of pregnancy...
  23. pmc Environmental perchlorate and thiocyanate exposures and infant serum thyroid function
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton St, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Thyroid 22:938-43. 2012
    ..The current study assessed the relationships between environmental perchlorate and thiocyanate exposures and infant serum thyroid function...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of six months of daily low-dose perchlorate exposure on thyroid function in healthy volunteers
    Lewis E Braverman
    Boston University Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2721-4. 2006
    ..S. drinking water supplies at levels ranging from 4 to 200 microg/liter as well as in agricultural products. Perchlorate is known to be a competitive inhibitor of iodine uptake by the thyroid through the sodium-iodide symporter...
  25. pmc Iodine nutrition in pregnancy and lactation
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 40:765-77. 2011
    ....
  26. pmc Neonatal thyroxine, maternal thyroid function, and child cognition
    Emily Oken
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:497-503. 2009
    ..Thyroid hormone is essential for normal brain development. Limited data are available regarding whether thyroid function in neonates influences later cognitive development...
  27. doi request reprint Colostrum iodine and perchlorate concentrations in Boston-area women: a cross-sectional study
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 70:326-30. 2009
    ..Perchlorate and thiocyanate are environmental inhibitors of iodide transport into the thyroid and lactating breast...
  28. doi request reprint Perchlorate, iodine and the thyroid
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 24:133-41. 2010
    ..The health impact of environmental perchlorate may be dependent upon adequate iodine intake and should be interpreted in combination with other environmental exposures that are also potential thyroidal endocrine disruptors...
  29. pmc History of U.S. iodine fortification and supplementation
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Nutrients 4:1740-6. 2012
    ..This review highlights the history of the discovery of iodine and its uses, discusses the sources of iodine nutrition, and summarizes the current recommendations for iodine intake with a focus on women of childbearing age...
  30. ncbi request reprint Sources of dietary iodine: bread, cows' milk, and infant formula in the Boston area
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:3421-4. 2004
    ..2 to 56.8 microg iodine/5 oz (23.5 +/- 13.78 microg/5 oz). The public should be aware of the need for adequate dietary iodine intake and should be aware that ingredient lists do not reflect the iodine content of foods...
  31. ncbi request reprint 123I thyroid uptake and thyroid size at 24, 48, and 72 hours after the administration of recombinant human thyroid-stimulating hormone to normal volunteers
    Samara Pena
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University Medical Center, Evans 201, 88 East Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:506-10. 2006
    ..Recombinant human TSH (rhTSH) is used to evaluate thyroid carcinoma patients and off-label for (131)I thyroid ablation and nontoxic goiter therapy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of chronic iodine excess in a cohort of long-term American workers in West Africa
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:5499-502. 2002
    ..The prevalence of all abnormalities decreased after removal of excess iodine from the drinking water system...
  33. pmc Iodine status and thyroid function of Boston-area vegetarians and vegans
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E1303-7. 2011
    ..The iodine status and thyroid function of U.S. vegetarians and vegans have not been previously studied. Environmental perchlorate and thiocyanate (inhibitors of thyroid iodine uptake) exposures may adversely affect thyroid function...
  34. ncbi request reprint A dietary iodine questionnaire: correlation with urinary iodine and food diaries
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Thyroid 17:755-62. 2007
    ..It has been difficult to determine the sources of U.S. dietary iodine. This study was designed to validate a self-administered questionnaire about dietary iodine sources...
  35. pmc Thyroid testing during pregnancy at an academic Boston Area Medical Center
    Donny L F Chang
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, 02118, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E1452-6. 2011
    ..Gestational hypothyroidism leads to adverse obstetric outcomes and intellectual impairment in offspring. Pregnancy thyroid screening is controversial...
  36. pmc Low iodine content in the diets of hospitalized preterm infants
    Mandy B Belfort
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Hunnewell 438, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E632-6. 2012
    ..Use of iodine-containing skin antiseptics in intensive care nurseries has declined substantially in recent years, but whether the current dietary iodine intake meets the requirement for hospitalized preterm infants is unknown...
  37. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of elevated serum C-reactive protein levels in inflammatory and noninflammatory thyroid disease
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Thyroid 13:643-8. 2003
    ..00001). These results indicate that there is only a limited role for measurement of CRP levels in the diagnosis of thyroid diseases other than subacute thyroiditis...
  38. pmc Breastmilk iodine concentrations following acute dietary iodine intake
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Thyroid 22:1176-80. 2012
    ..We assessed the effect of and time to peak breastmilk iodine levels after potassium iodine ingestion, which has never been studied and is important toward interpretation of studies of breastmilk iodine measurements...
  39. doi request reprint Dietary iodine in pregnancy and postpartum
    Christina D Yarrington
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 54:459-70. 2011
    ..The effects of iodine status on fetal and neonatal neurodevelopment during pregnancy and lactation are discussed...
  40. ncbi request reprint Hyperthyroidism: advantages and disadvantages of medical therapy
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA02118, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 84:833-47. 2004
    ..Multiple clinical factors must be weighed when choosing a treatment modality. All of the available forms of therapy have advantages and disadvantages, and treatment choices must be individualized...
  41. doi request reprint Male sex, African American race or ethnicity, and triiodothyronine levels at diagnosis predict weight gain after antithyroid medication and radioiodine therapy for hyperthyroidism
    Miguel A Ariza
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Endocr Pract 16:609-16. 2010
    ..To determine whether racial or ethnic differences affect weight gain after treatment of hyperthyroidism and to reassess established risk factors such as sex, age, and cause of hyperthyroidism...
  42. ncbi request reprint Thyroiditis
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2646-55. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint Treatment options for Graves disease: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Haejin In
    Department of Surgery, Boston Medical Center, 88 East Newton St, C515, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:170-179.e1-2. 2009
    ..We aim to determine the most cost-effective option...
  44. doi request reprint The effect of famotidine, esomeprazole, and ezetimibe on levothyroxine absorption
    Sonia Ananthakrishnan
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 E Newton Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Thyroid 18:493-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to measure changes in levothyroxine absorption before and after famotidine, esomeprazole or single-dose ezetimibe."..
  45. doi request reprint Iodine content of U.S. weight-loss food
    Manikya Kuriti
    Department of Internal Medicine, St Elizabeth Medical Center Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts
    Endocr Pract 20:232-5. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the iodine content in meals and snacks from 3 U.S. commercial weight-loss programs, all of which are intended to be the sole source of dietary intake during the desired weight-loss period...
  46. ncbi request reprint The association between perchlorate and thiocyanate exposure and thyroid function in first-trimester pregnant thai women
    Natthinee Charatcharoenwitthaya
    Departments of Medicine N C and Obstetrics and Gynecology C S, A C, Faculty of Medicine, Thammasat University, Pathumthani 10200, Thailand Department of Medicine B O, L C, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand and Department of Medicine E N P, X H, L E B, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118 2308
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:2365-71. 2014
    ..In multivariate analyses, thiocyanate exposure is also positively associated with TSH in a subgroup of pregnant women with low iodine excretion. ..
  47. ncbi request reprint Kelp use in patients with thyroid cancer
    Jennifer E Rosen
    Department of Surgery, Boston University, 820 Harrison Avenue Suite 5007, Boston, MA, 02118, USA
    Endocrine 46:123-30. 2014
    ..Physicians who treat patients with thyroid cancer should be aware of these data to further assist in their assessment and care. ..
  48. pmc Factors determining the persistence or recurrence of well-differentiated thyroid cancer treated by thyroidectomy and/or radioiodine in the Boston, Massachusetts area: A retrospective chart review
    Angela M Leung
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition Boston University School of Medicine Boston, MA USA
    Thyroid Res 4:9. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  49. doi request reprint The endocrine system and the heart: a review
    Soo S Rhee
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    Rev Esp Cardiol (Engl Ed) 64:220-31. 2011
    ..We also review the cardiovascular benefits of restoring normal endocrine function. ..
  50. doi request reprint A simple curriculum content change increased medical student comfort with transgender medicine
    Joshua D Safer
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachussetts 02118, USA
    Endocr Pract 19:633-7. 2013
    ..Our objective was to demonstrate that a simple content change in a medical school curriculum would increase students' willingness to care for transgender patients...
  51. doi request reprint Update: Systemic Diseases and the Cardiovascular System (II). The endocrine system and the heart: a review
    Soo S Rhee
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Rev Esp Cardiol 64:220-31. 2011
    ..We also review the cardiovascular benefits of restoring normal endocrine function...
  52. pmc Vitamin D insufficiency among free-living healthy young adults
    Vin Tangpricha
    Vitamin D, Skin and Bone Research Laboratory, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Am J Med 112:659-62. 2002
  53. ncbi request reprint Dietary iodine in pregnant women from the Boston, Massachusetts area
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    Thyroid 14:327-8. 2004
  54. ncbi request reprint An assessment of urinary and breast milk iodine concentrations in lactating mothers from Gorgan, Iran, 2003
    Hamid R Bazrafshan
    Gorgan Faculty of Medicine, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Iran
    Thyroid 15:1165-8. 2005
    ..44, p < 0.0001). Iodine deficiency and goiter were associated (p < 0.0001). UIC and MIC concentrations are sufficient in Gorgan, Iran. However, individual infants remain at risk for low iodine intake via breast milk...
  55. ncbi request reprint Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma outcomes and implications for treatment
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:3710-2. 2004
  56. doi request reprint Differentiated thyroid cancers 11-20 mm in diameter have clinical and histopathologic characteristics suggesting higher aggressiveness than those < or =10 mm
    Roberta Rossi
    Section of Endocrinology, Department of Biochemical Sciences and Advanced Therapies, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Thyroid 18:309-15. 2008
    ..To compare characteristics and outcomes of differentiated thyroid cancers < or =10 mm with those 11-20 mm in diameter...
  57. doi request reprint Relations of thyroid function to body weight: cross-sectional and longitudinal observations in a community-based sample
    Caroline S Fox
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt Wayte Ave, Ste 2, Framingham, MA 01702, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:587-92. 2008
    ..Overt hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism may be associated with weight gain and loss. We assessed whether variations in thyroid function within the reference (physiologic) range are associated with body weight...
  58. ncbi request reprint Assessment of thyroid function and urinary and breast milk iodine concentrations in healthy newborns and their mothers in Tehran
    Arash Ordookhani
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 67:175-9. 2007
    ....
  59. pmc Iodine in pregnancy: is salt iodization enough?
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2466-8. 2008
  60. ncbi request reprint Iodine nutrition--more is better
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    N Engl J Med 355:1500; author reply 1501. 2006
  61. ncbi request reprint Pemberton's sign
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    N Engl J Med 351:196; author reply 196. 2004
  62. ncbi request reprint Subclinical hypothyroidism
    Giampaolo Papi
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 14:197-208. 2007
    ..The main cause of subclinical hypothyroidism is autoimmune chronic thyroiditis. The present report reviews the most important and recent studies on subclinical hypothyroidism, and discusses the most controversial aspects of this topic...
  63. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Perchlorate and iodide in dairy and breast milk"
    Lewis E Braverman
    Environ Sci Technol 39:5498; author reply 5499-500. 2005
  64. ncbi request reprint New reference values for thyroid volume by ultrasound in iodine-sufficient schoolchildren: a World Health Organization/Nutrition for Health and Development Iodine Deficiency Study Group Report
    Michael B Zimmermann
    Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Ruschlikon, Switzerland
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:231-7. 2004
    ..In areas of mild-to-moderate IDDs, measurement of thyroid volume (Tvol) by ultrasound is preferable to palpation for grading goiter, but interpretation requires reference criteria from iodine-sufficient children...
  65. ncbi request reprint Toward optimal health: the experts discuss thyroid dysfunction. Interview by Jodi Godfrey
    Elizabeth N Pearce
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:141-6. 2004
  66. ncbi request reprint The effect of type of delivery and povidone-iodine application at delivery on cord dried-blood-specimen thyrotropin level and the rate of hyperthyrotropinemia in mature and normal-birth-weight neonates residing in an iodine-replete area: report of Tehran
    Arash Ordookhani
    Endocrine Research Center, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Thyroid 17:1097-102. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effects of delivery type and of povidone-iodine disinfection at delivery on cord dried-blood-specimen (DBS) thyrotropin (TSH) concentrations...

Research Grants1

  1. Cardiovascular Consequences of Thyroid Dysfunction
    Elizabeth Pearce; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Pearce's career as an independent academic clinical investigator with a focus on thyroid disease and epidemiology. ..