THE THYROID GLAND AND HEART DISEASE *

@article{Brenner1935THETG,
  title={THE THYROID GLAND AND HEART DISEASE *},
  author={O. Brenner},
  journal={British Medical Journal},
  year={1935},
  volume={2},
  pages={199 - 205}
}
  • O. Brenner
  • Published 1935
  • Medicine
  • British Medical Journal
It has been known for many years that there is a close relation between abnormal thyroid function and heart disease, and, indeed, when exophthalmic goitre was first recognized it was thought to be a disease of the heart. In recent years there has been much investigation into the nature of this relation. The detection and treatment of the abnormal thyroid function underlying the cardiovascular abinormality is of fundamental importance, as a direct attack on the cardiac condition is usually… Expand
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