Corpus ID: 189551237

Dosis de levotiroxina varía según la etiología del hipotiroidismo y el peso corporal

  title={Dosis de levotiroxina var{\'i}a seg{\'u}n la etiolog{\'i}a del hipotiroidismo y el peso corporal},
  author={C. A. B. Barrera and Karen Lorena Palacios Bayona and Fabi{\'a}n Alberto Jaimes Barrag{\'a}n},
Objective: To determine the dose of levothyroxine needed to achieve biochemical control of hypothyroidism based on etiology, body weight, baseline TSH and time since diagnosis. Population and methods: Retrospective cohort study with hypothyroid patients 14 years of age and older with biochemical control of the disease. Results: 518 patients were recruited, 90% of them women. Primary hypothyroidism was the most common form (66.3%), followed by hypothyroidism post-total thyroidectomy (13.1… CONTINUE READING


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