Concentration of selenium in the whole blood and the thyroid tissue of patients with various thyroid diseases

  title={Concentration of selenium in the whole blood and the thyroid tissue of patients with various thyroid diseases},
  author={Marek Kucharzewski and Janusz Braziewicz and Urszula Majewska and Stanisław G{\'o}źdź},
  journal={Biological Trace Element Research},
We investigated the possible differences between the concentrations of selenium in the whole blood and thyroid tissue of patients with thyroid disease. The study comprises 41 women with nodular goiter, 19 women and 2 men with thyroid cancer, 18 women with Graves’ disease, and 7 women with thyroiditis. The concentration of selenium was determined by the TRXRF method. The lowest mean selenium level was achieved in the whole blood of women with Graves’ disease and the highest in the whole blood of… 
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