Relationships between serum levels of thyroid hormones and serum concentrations of asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) and N-terminal-pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in patients with Graves’ disease

@article{Gu2011RelationshipsBS,
  title={Relationships between serum levels of thyroid hormones and serum concentrations of asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) and N-terminal-pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) in patients with Graves’ disease},
  author={Li-qun Gu and Lin Zhao and Wei Zhu and Feng-ying Li and Min-jia Zhang and Yun Liu and Jian-Min Liu and Guang Ning and Yong-ju Zhao},
  journal={Endocrine},
  year={2011},
  volume={39},
  pages={266-271}
}
Endothelial dysfunction as well as abnormal thyroid hormone levels may be responsible for increased cardiovascular risk in Graves’ disease (GD). Asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) and N-terminal-pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) are new markers of endothelial and myocardial dysfunction, respectively. The purpose of this study was to investigate the… CONTINUE READING