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ea0014p299 | (1) | ECE2007

Serum n-terminal pro-b-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) levels in patients with hyper- and hypothyroidism. Hyperthyroidism may affect NT-proBNP levels as independent of cardiac dysfunction

Arikan Senay , Tuzcu Alpaslan , Gokalp Deniz , Bahceci Mithat , Danis Ramazan

Background and aim: It was known that NT-proBNP levels increased in cardiac failure. But, NT-proBNP levels in different thyroid status still unclear. We aimed to evaluate serum NT-proBNP levels in both of hyperthyroid and hypothyroid patients without cardiac insufficiency.Subjects and methods: Thirty nine patients with hyperthyroidism (43.0±16.5 yr), 25 patients with hypothyroidism (35.4±13.9 yr) and 34 ages matched euthyroid subjects (41.4&#17...