publication . Article . 2015

Influence of subclinical hyperthyroidism on the cardiovascular system

I N Drozdova; Дроздова Ирина Николаевна; Демидова Татьяна Юльевна; Tatiana Yul'evna Demidova;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2015 Journal: Clinical and experimental thyroidology, volume 11, page 33 (issn: 1995-5472, eissn: 2310-3787, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Endocrinology Research Centre
Subclinical hyperthyroidism occurs when the serum TSH is below the lower limit of the reference range and the free T4 and T3 concentrations are normal. Тhe clinical significance of subclinical hyperthyroidism is much debated. Subclinical hyperthyroidism has been associated with several biological effects on cardiovascular system, such as increased heart rate, left ventricular mass. Observational studies have reported an association between subclinical hyperthyroidism and coronary heart disease, incident atrial fibrillation, and cardiac dysfunction.
Medical Subject Headings: endocrine system diseasesendocrine systemhormones, hormone substitutes, and hormone antagonists
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