TITLE

Treatment with T4 based on body weight improved hypothyroidism markers

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Endocrine Today;1/10/2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses research being done on the use of thyroxine in the management of central hypothyroidism. It references a study by M. Slawik et al., published in a 2007 issue of the "Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism." Twenty-nine patients with hypopituitarism were enrolled in the placebo-controlled, double blind trial. The study concluded that treatment with patients with hypopituitarism demonstrated improvement in body weight, lipid parameters and clinical signs and symptoms of hypothyroidism.
ACCESSION #
31745048

 

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