Effects of thyroxine replacement on lipid profile and endothelial function after thyroidectomy


Erbil Y. , Ozbey N., Giris M., Salmashoglu A., Ozarmagan S., Tezelman S.

BRITISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.94, no.12, pp.1485-1490, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 94 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/bjs.5915
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH JOURNAL OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1485-1490

Abstract

Background: Hypothyroidism is a risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. This study investigated the effects of L-thyroxine replacement therapy on lipid profile and endothelial function after thyroidectomy in patients with overt transient non-autoimmune hypothyroidism.