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ea0014p325 | (1) | ECE2007

Risk factors for thyrotoxic cardiomyopathy

Shulgina Veronika , Melnichenko Galina , Fadeev Valentine , Shornikov Sergey

Objective of the study: To examine risk factors for thyrotoxic cardiomyopathy (ThC).Methods: In retrospective study (1975 to 2003) 272 patients aged 54 [43; 62] years with different forms of toxic goiter in combination with cardiac rhythm disturbances with or without heart failure (HF) were included. Atrial fibrillation (AF) and/or atrial flutter and/or ventricular premature beats accompanied with HF were diagnosed in 80.5% (219/272) patients (group 1), ...