Thyroid Disease

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Acceptability at Recruitment

QUALIFIED

Acceptability at CT / Work-Up

QUALIFIED

Individual at Risk

Donor / Recipient

Explanation of Condition

The thyroid gland produces thyroxine, which controls the body's rate of metabolism.

Guidance

Unacceptable

Malignant (cancerous);

Any thyroid disorder under investigation;

Graves disease (hyperthyroidism or thyrotoxicosis) within six months of treatment with radioactive iodine therapy;

Graves disease (hyperthyroidism or thyrotoxicosis) within 2 years of completing anti-thyroid tablet therapy (e.g. carbimazole);

Currently taking beta-blockers;

Acceptable

Hypothyroid (including Hashimoto thyroiditis) and stable for at least three months on thyroid replacement therapy;

Benign thyroid tumour (e.g. oncocytoma);


If in doubt, discuss with medical officer.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Hypothyroidism

Hyperthyroidism

Hashimoto thyroiditis

Thyrotoxicosis

Graves disease/thyroiditis

Thyroid carcinoma

Oncocytoma of thyroid,

Version

Version 1, Edition 2

Date of Last Update

1 June 2016