EFFECTS OF LEVOTHYROXINE TREATMENT ON CARDIOVASCULAR RISK PROFILE AND CAROTID INTIMA MEDIA THICKNESS IN PATIENTS WITH SUBCLINICAL HYPOTHYROIDISM


Ersoy I., Banu K. K. , Bagci O., Aksu O., Balkarli A., Alanoglu E., ...More

ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST, vol.8, no.3, pp.433-442, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.4183/aeb.2012.433
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA-BUCHAREST
  • Page Numbers: pp.433-442

Abstract

Background. Although cardiovascular risk is increased in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH), replacement therapy is not recommended in those with TSH levels between 5 and 10 mU/L.