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Effect of lithium therapy on thyroid function: a retrospective study on Indian patients.
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PMID:  21743619     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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Thirty patients with Bipolar affective disorder who were on Lithium therapy for 6 months to 24 months, were tested for any alteration in their thyroid function. Eight (26.67%) patients had elevated serum TSH level and four (13.33%) patients had decreased serum T(4) level than the normal range. Serum T(3), although showing a declining trend was found within the normal range in all the patients.
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A S Srivastava; P B Behere; J K Agrawal
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Type:  Journal Article    
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Title:  Indian journal of psychiatry     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0019-5545     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
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Created Date:  2011-07-11     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2011-08-01    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0013255     Medline TA:  Indian J Psychiatry     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  131-4     Citation Subset:  -    
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A.S. Srivastava, MD, Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
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Journal ID (nlm-ta): Indian J Psychiatry
Journal ID (pmc): IJPsy
ISSN: 0019-5545
ISSN: 1998-3794
Publisher: Medknow Publications, India
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Print publication date: Season: Apr-Jun Year: 1993
Volume: 35 Issue: 2
First Page: 131 Last Page: 134
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PubMed Id: 21743619
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EFFECT OF LITHIUM THERAPY ON THYROID FUNCTION: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY ON INDIAN PATIENTS
A.S. Srivastavaaff1*
P.B. Behereaff2
J.K. Agrawalaff3
*A.S. Srivastava, MD, Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
P.B. Behere, MD, MNAMS, Reader, Department of Psychiatry, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
J.K. Agrawal, MD, DM, Professor and Head, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
*Correspondence: B 31/35, K-2A, Near Mabamana Vidyalaya, Sankat Mochan, Varanasi 221 005


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