Cardiac involvement in thyroid hormone resistance.

  title={Cardiac involvement in thyroid hormone resistance.},
  author={G J Kahaly and Clare Matthews and Susanne Mohr-Kahaly and Chris A Richards and V. Krishna K. Chatterjee},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  volume={87 1},
To analyze the cardiovascular alterations thought to occur in resistance to thyroid hormone (RTH), cardiac involvement in 54 patients with RTH was investigated with the help of two-dimensional and Doppler echocardiography. Data from 41 of 54 adult subjects with RTH were also compared with those of 24 and 20 cases with hyperthyroidism (H) and hypothyroidism (h), respectively, as well as 22 healthy euthyroid controls (C). With respect to the type of mutations, no correlation was found between… CONTINUE READING


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