TITLE

Review: Available evidence does not support a benefit for thyroid hormone replacement in adult with subclinical hypothyroidism

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a clinical study that evaluates the effect of thyroid hormone replacement on cardiovascular morality and morbidity, symptoms and quality of life in adults with subclinical hypothyroidism. A randomized controlled trials of thyroid hormone replacement were conducted on adult outpatients with subclinical hypothyroidism for one month and three months of follow up. It is concluded that the evidence does not support a benefit for thyroid hormone replacement therapy.
ACCESSION #
28694426

 

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