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The relationship between serum TSH and free T4 in older people.

Abstract:

The frequency distribution of serum thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) shows a skewed pattern that may change with age. The set point of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis for an individual is thought to be genetically determined and has been described as a log-linear relationship of serum TSH to free thyroxine (T4); however, the validity of this hypothesis has yet to be established in older people. The aim of the study was to describe the relationship between serum TSH and free T4 in old...

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Holder, RL More by this author
Roberts, LM More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of clinical pathology
Volume:
65
Issue:
5
Pages:
463-465
Publication date:
2012-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-4146
ISSN:
0021-9746
URN:
uuid:2f069342-faf9-412e-aa4a-94043d4c966d
Source identifiers:
245885
Local pid:
pubs:245885

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