Exogenous subclinical hyperthyroidism impairs endothelial function in nodular Goiter patients


YAVUZ D. , Yazici D., Toprak A., Deyneli O., Aydin H., YÜKSEL M. , ...More

THYROID, vol.18, no.4, pp.395-400, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/thy.2007.0299
  • Title of Journal : THYROID
  • Page Numbers: pp.395-400

Abstract

Background: Exogenous subclinical hyperthyroidism is associated with cardiovascular and metabolic changes. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of levothyroxine ( LT4) suppression on endothelial function and insulin sensitivity in euthyroid nodular goiter patients.