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ea0005p263 | Thyroid | BES2003

Cardiac autonomic function in hyperthyroidism

Osman F , Daykin J , Chowdhary S , Sheppard M , Gammage M , Franklyn J

Background: Abnormalities of cardiac autonomic function may contribute to excess vascular mortality reported in treated hyperthyroidism.Aim: To evaluate cardiac autonomic function in hyperthyroidism before and after effective anti-thyroid therapy.Methods: 405 consecutive unselected patients with hyperthyroidism were recruited with 405 age- and sex-matched euthyroid controls for matched comparisons; all had 24-hour Holter monitoring. Patients were reassessed when render...