Effect of chronic hemodialysis on thyroid function tests in patients with end-stage renal disease.

Abstract

In patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), serum concentrations of thyroid hormones are often found to be disturbed. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of chronic hemodialysis (CHD) on the regulation of decreased levels of thyroid hormones and thyroxine-binding globulin (TBG) in serum of patients with ESRD. This effect was analyzed during… (More)

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