TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Gharib, Hossein
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author comments on the study that does not support a benefit of thyroid hormone replacement therapy for subclinical hypothyroidism. He pointed out that the finding is premature enough to consider that the subclinical hypothyroidism should not be treated with thyroid replacement therapy. He asserts that the presented evidence is not sufficient to prove or disprove that treatment is beneficial.
ACCESSION #
28694427

 

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