oa South African Medical Journal - The use and abuse of beta-adrenergic blockade in the surgery of hyperthyroidism

Volume 44, Issue 37
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



It must not be construed that preparation for thyroidectomy with Lugol's iodine and a beta blocker is in any way superior to the conventional use of Neo-Mercazole or Propylthiouracil for 4 - 6 weeks followed by Lugol's iodine.

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