Variations in urinary iodine excretion and thyroid function. A 1-year study in healthy men.

  title={Variations in urinary iodine excretion and thyroid function. A 1-year study in healthy men.},
  author={Stig Kjaer Andersen and Karen Marie Pedersen and Inge B{\"u}low Pedersen and Peter Laurberg},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  volume={144 5},
OBJECTIVE The iodine intake level in a population is determined in cross-sectional studies. A fraction of samples with iodine content below a certain level, e.g. 25 microg/l, may suggest iodine deficiency in part of the population. However, urinary iodine varies considerably from day to day and the fraction of low samples caused by dispersion remains unsettled. DESIGN A longitudinal study of 16 healthy men living in an area of mild to moderate iodine deficiency. METHODS We measured urinary… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 33 extracted citations

Controversies in urinary iodine determinations.

Clinical biochemistry • 2002
View 3 Excerpts
Highly Influenced


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 27 references

compared with hyperthyroidism in an area with moderately low iodine intake

S Nagataki, N Yokoyama

Iodine deficiency disorders in Switzerland. In Elimination of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) in Central and Eastern Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and the Baltic States, pp 15±19

H. BuÈ rgi
Eds F Delange, • 1998

Iodine intake and thyroid disorders in Denmark . Background for an iodine supplementation program

F Delange, A Robertson, E McLoughney, G Gerasimov
Elimina - tion of Iodine Deficiency Disorders ( IDD ) in Central and Eastern Europe , the Commonwealth of Independent States , and the Baltic States • 1998

Autoregulation : effects of iodide

JE Silva
Verner and Ingbar ' s the Thyroid : a Fundamental and Clinical Text • 1996

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…