Thyroid disease and its treatment: short-term and long-term cardiovascular consequences.

Abstract

Thyroid hormones exert important effects on the cardiovascular system, including effects on cardiac systolic and diastolic function, peripheral vascular resistance and arrhythmogenesis. Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism often cause opposing effects on cardiovascular physiology in the short term. Increasing evidence suggests that long-term vascular… (More)

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@article{Osman2001ThyroidDA, title={Thyroid disease and its treatment: short-term and long-term cardiovascular consequences.}, author={Faizel Osman and Michael D. Gammage and Jayne A. Franklyn}, journal={Current opinion in pharmacology}, year={2001}, volume={1 6}, pages={626-31} }