Association of thyroid functional disease with mortality in a national cohort of incident hemodialysis patients.

@article{Rhee2015AssociationOT,
  title={Association of thyroid functional disease with mortality in a national cohort of incident hemodialysis patients.},
  author={Connie M Rhee and Steven H. Kim and Daniel L. Gillen and Tolga Oztan and Jiaxi Wang and Rajnish Mehrotra and Sooraj KuttyKrishnan and Danh V. Nguyen and Steven M. Brunelli and Csaba Pal Kovesdy and Gregory A. Brent and Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2015},
  volume={100 4},
  pages={1386-95}
}
CONTEXT Hypothyroidism is a common condition that disproportionately affects hemodialysis patients. In the general population, hypothyroidism is associated with higher mortality, particularly in populations with underlying cardiovascular risk. Despite their heightened cardiovascular mortality, the impact of hypothyroidism on the survival of hemodialysis patients remains uncertain. OBJECTIVE To examine whether hypothyroidism is independently associated with higher mortality in hemodialysis… CONTINUE READING
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