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Synonyms for thyroxine

hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells

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In various studies, although tumor size was not associated with cancer recurrence; age (<45 years), multifocality, lymph node involvement, clinically overt cancer, extent of thyroid surgery and serum thyroglobulin levels at the first post surgical evaluation after L-thyroxine withdrawal were found to be significantly associated with recurrence (19,24,27,31,34).
b) Thyroid pathology means reporting thyroid disease, thyroid surgery, and/or use of L-thyroxine and/or thyrostatic drugs.
Eligible patients signed an informed consent before participation; patients who had a known thyroid disorder and were taking L-thyroxine were excluded from this study.
Weissel et al have investigated 74 consecutive patients with MG, and found only 1 euthyroid patient on L-thyroxine therapy with HT and another patient with mildly elevated TSH without elevated thyroid antibodies, and they have suggested that autoimmune thyroid disease may be associated with MG, but the occurrence of thyroid dysfunction induced by autoimmunity is a very rare phenomenon in MG (10).
125]I-labeled L-thyroxine was used as a tracer to evaluate the recovery of thyroxine from serum with this extraction method.
R218H and R218P HSA have similar and significantly higher affinities for L-thyroxine than does wild-type HSA.
The beneficial effect of L-thyroxine on cardiovascular risk factors, endothelial function, and quality of life in subclinical hypothyroidism: randomized, crossover trial.
Overt hypothyroidism and subclinical hypothyroidism should be managed with l-thyroxine (category A drug), and TSH levels optimized to <2.
Hyperthyroidism was induced for 4 weeks by adding L-thyroxine (300 [micro]g/kg) to drinking water.
11,7) Other advantages of a TT include achieving a definitive histology when a possibility of a thyroid malignancy exists and lastly, thyroid hormone replacement therapy with l-thyroxine is easily monitored using a simple blood test.
In the postoperative period, desmopressin treatment was initiated because diabetes insipidus developed and hydrocortisone and L-thyroxine treatment was initiated because of pituitary failure in the patient whose general status was well.
You'll have to take L-thyroxine hormone replacement therapy for life.
Thus they concluded that normalised TSH levels will result in decreased levels of fasting insulin, FBS, PPBS and HbA1c Edina Bilic-Komarica et al (3) conducted a study to understand the effects of treatment of L-thyroxine on glucose regulation in patients with subclinical hypothyroidism.
Benvenga, "A novel formulation of L-thyroxine (L-T4) reduces the problem of LT4 malabsorption by coffee observed with traditional tablet formulations," Endocrine, vol.
Patients with dysthyroidism were diagnosed as hypothyroid or hyperthyroid according to their thyroid profile and treated accordingly with L-thyroxine or propyl thiouracil.