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ea0037ep759 | Pituitary: clinical | ECE2015

Alterations in thyroid hormone levels following GH replacement exert complex biological effects

Glynn Nigel , Kenny Helena , Salim Tarik , Halsall David J , Boran Gerard , Cook Paul , Smith Diarmuid , Tun Tommy , McDermott John H , Tormey William , Thompson Chris J , McAdam Brendan , O'Gorman Donal , Agha Amar

Introduction: Alterations in the hypothalamic–pituitary–thyroid axis have been reported following GH replacement, with a decline in circulating T4 concentration the most consistent finding. However, the clinical significance of GH-induced alterations in circulating levels of thyroid hormone is unclear.Aim: To examine the relationship between changes in serum concentration of thyroid hormones and known biological markers of thyroid ho...