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ea0013p341 | Thyroid | SFEBES2007

The relationship between serum TSH levels and blood pressure in a population sample with normal thyroid function

Razvi Salman , French Joyce , Weaver Jolanta , Vanderpump Mark , Pearce Simon

Background: There is evidence to suggest an association between hypothyroidism (overt and subclinical) and cardiovascular disease. It is unclear whether the set-point of the thyroid axis, within the normal range, may be related to vascular risk.Methods: We have reanalysed the data from the original Whickham study to assess BP in the entire cohort and its relationship to serum TSH within the reference range (0.3–6.0 mIU/L). Multivariate stepwise line...