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Subclinical thyroid dysfunction and cardiovascular diseases: 2016 update
AbstractSubclinical thyroid dysfunction comprises subclinical hypothyroidism (SHypo), defined as elevated thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) by normal free thyroxine (FT4), and subclinical hyperthyroidism (SHyper) with decreased or undetectable TSH and normal FT4. Up to 10% of the elderly have SHypo, which is usually asymptomatic. Individual participant data (IPD) analyses of prospective cohort studies from the international Thyroid Studies Collaboration show that SHypo is associated with increased coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality [hazard ratio (HR) 1,58 for TSH ≥ 10 mIU/L, 95% CI 1.10–2.27), as well as increased ...
Source: European Heart Journal - February 27, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Clinical outcomes of patients with hypothyroidism undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
Conclusion Hypothyroidism is associated with a higher incidence of MACCE compared with euthyroidism in patients undergoing PCI. Maintaining adequate control on TRT is beneficial in preventing MACCE.
Source: European Heart Journal - July 11, 2016 Category: Cardiology Authors: Zhang, M., Sara, J. D. S., Matsuzawa, Y., Gharib, H., Bell, M. R., Gulati, R., Lerman, L. O., Lerman, A. Tags: Coronary artery disease Source Type: research