Thyroidal status in uremia - effects of hemodialysis and CAPD.


Thyroid function was explored in 27 CAPD patients and 25 HD patients. Dialysis was associated with low T3 and T4 levels, increased rT3 concentrations, normal T4 : T3 and reduced T4 : rT3 ratios, normal FT3 and Thyroglobulin concentrations. TSH levels increased during dialysis but still fell within normal limits. The data rule out a condition of primary… (More)


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