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ea0022p781 | Thyroid | ECE2010

Coagulation disorders in hypothyroidism: effects of thyroid hormones deficiency and/or of TSH?

Yango John , Alexopoulou Orsalia , Eeckoudt Stephane , Hermans Cedric , Daumerie Chantal

Various haemostatic abnormalities have been associated with thyroid dysfunction, especially with hypothyroidism. The underlying mechanisms are not well established.The aim of the study was to evaluate the primary and secondary haemostasis in patients with severe hypothyroidism, to assess the role of thyroid hormone deficiency and to determine whether increased serum TSH level despite normal free thyroid hormone concentrations could influence the coagulat...