Thyroid dysfunction in adult long-term survivors after hemapoeitic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT).

@article{Somali2005ThyroidDI,
  title={Thyroid dysfunction in adult long-term survivors after hemapoeitic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT).},
  author={Maria Somali and Vassilios Mpatakoias and A. Avramides and Ioanna Sakellari and Ch Smias and Athanasios Anagnostopoulos and Aikaterini Papachristou and Anastasia Antoniadou},
  journal={Hormone and metabolic research = Hormon- und Stoffwechselforschung = Hormones et metabolisme},
  year={2005},
  volume={37 8},
  pages={494-9}
}
Thyroid function was evaluated in 72 adult survivors (41 females and 31 males) at 16 to 56 years of age, 1.5 years mean time (range 0.2 - 9.8) after hemapoeitic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) with no known prior history of thyroid dysfunction. Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and free thyroxin levels (FT4) were determined before and after stimulation with thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH). Conditioning regimens for HSCT did not include TBI. Overt hypothyroidism (basal TSH > 8 microIU/ml… CONTINUE READING