Thyroid hormone and atherosclerosis.

Abstract

It is generally accepted that the euthyroid state is preferred for the cardiovascular system because both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism cause or accelerate cardiovascular diseases. And hypothyroidism is known to be associated with atherosclerosis and ischemic heart diseases. The accelerated atherosclerosis in hypothyroid state has been traditionally… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vph.2009.09.004

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