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A review of literature on the adverse effects of hyperthyroidism on the heart functional behavior.
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PMID:  22816174     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Thyroid hormones play an important role on the physiological chemistry of heart and vascular systems in healthy subjects. Any thyroid disorders accompanied with alteration of effective concentration of thyroid hormones cause heart dysfunctions. Thyrotoxicosis is a term given for the clinical manifestation of hyperthyroidism which can invoke heart and vascular abnormalities through the mechanism at heart muscle cells nuclear level. Thyrotoxicosis can play positive roles for heart disorders including atrial fibrillation, left ventricular hypertrophy and right ventricular systolic dysfunction, which are considered as major risk factors for heart abnormalities. Miscalculation of heart dysfunctions related thyrotoxicosis in cardiovascular patients might be avoided through careful laboratory measurements of T4 and T3 to exclude any possible thyroid hormone-related heart diseases.
Authors:
Azad Reza Mansourian
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pakistan journal of biological sciences: PJBS     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1028-8880     ISO Abbreviation:  Pak. J. Biol. Sci.     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101247723     Medline TA:  Pak J Biol Sci     Country:  Pakistan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  164-76     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Biochemistry and Metabolic Disorder Research Center, Gorgan Medical School, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran.
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