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Laszlo Hegedüs, MD, DMSc

Department of Endocrinology
Odense University Hospital
J. B. Winsløws Vej 4
Odense, Denmark

Laszlo Hegedüs is Head of research and a Consultant Physician at the Department of Endocrinology, Odense University Hospital. Based on a research career within the field of the thyroid, and spanning more than 35 years and nearly 500 publications, he was elected as the next President of The European Thyroid Association, at the recent annual meeting of this society in Belgrade, Serbia. Professor Hegedüs will serve in this role from 2018 to 2021.

Laszlo Hegedüs qualified in medicine at the University of Copenhagen in 1980, had become a specialist in endocrinology by 1992, and was appointed full professor at the University of Southern Denmark in 2006. Over the years, he has published more than 480 papers and numerous textbook chapters, and supervised and mentored over 50 clinicians and researchers during their academic degrees. 

Dr. Hegedüs’s research areas include thyroid cancer, thyroid associated ophthalmopathy, thyroid diseases in pregnancy, thyroid disease in childhood, ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy (ethanol and laser) for nodular thyroid disease, high-dose recombinant human thyrotropin (rhTSH)-stimulated radioiodine therapy of benign nodular goitre.


Representative Publications:

A 2018 European Thyroid Association Survey on the use of Selenium Supplementation in Graves’ Hyperthyroidism and Graves’ Orbitopathy

Duration of Hyperthyroidism and Lack of Sufficient Treatment are Associated With Increased Cardiovascular Risk

The Impact of Esophageal Compression on Goiter Symptoms Before and After Thyroid Surgery

Controversies, Consensus, and Collaboration in the use of 131I Therapy in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: A Joint Statement From the American Thyroid Association, The European Association of Nuclear Medicine, The Society Of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, and The European Thyroid Association

No Link Between Season of Birth and Subsequent Development of Graves’ Disease or Toxic Nodular Goitre: A Nationwide Danish Register-Based Study

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