Journal of Thyroid Disorders & Therapy

Journal of Thyroid Disorders & Therapy
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ISSN: 2167-7948

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Salama El Sayed Farag

Salama El Sayed Farag


  • Research Article
    Functional and Morphological Thyroid Disorders in Hemodialysis Patients
    Author(s): Salama El Sayed FaragSalama El Sayed Farag

    Background: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) results in complex endocrine and metabolism alterations including thyroid dysfunction. There is many mechanisms explained the link between thyroid and kidney disease, both of them affect each other, plus both consider as an independent factor for cardiovascular disease. Aims: We investigate the prevalence of morphological and functional discarder in CKD maintained on hemodialysis and it relation to dialysis duration. Study design and method: A cross section study included 60 CKD patient maintained on HD and 40 control subjects. All subject investigated with thyroid ultrasound and thyroid hormone screen including serum thyroxine (T4), Triiodothyronin (T3), Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), free T3, free T4, Thyroglobulin antibodies (TG Ab) and Thyroid peroxidase antibodies (.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-7948.1000121

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