ADVANCES IN THERAPY, vol.25, no.5, pp.430-437, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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ADVANCES IN THERAPY
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cardiovascular risk, lipids, lipoprotein, subclinical hypothyroidism, thyroid hormones, HORMONE RECEPTOR-BETA, THYROID-DISEASE, HOMOCYSTEINE CONCENTRATIONS, HEART-DISEASE, LIPID PROFILE, DOUBLE-BLIND, LIPOPROTEIN, CHOLESTEROL, PLASMA, SUBSTITUTION
Introduction: The relationship between subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) and cardiovascular disease is not fully understood. We investigated risk factors for cardiovascular disease (lipid profile, lipoproteins, insulin resistance, C-reactive protein [CRP] homocysteine [Hcy] and fibrinogen levels) and their relationships with thyroid hormones in SCH patients and controls.