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ea0025p324 | Thyroid | SFEBES2011

Effect of weight loss through gastric bypass on thyroid function in euthyroid people with morbid obesity

MacCuish Antonia , Razvi Salman , Syed Akheel

Background: Thyroid function within the normal range has been shown to influence body weight in a population. Even slightly elevated serum TSH levels are associated with an increase in the occurrence of obesity. It is unclear whether significant weight loss has the reverse effect on thyroid function, and studies to date have yielded inconsistent results.Aims: Our aim was to describe changes in TSH and fT4 in relation to durable and significant...