PROINFLAMMATORY CYTOKINES AND THEIR ROLE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CARDIOVASCULAR COMPLICATIONS IN PATIENTS WITH HYPOTHYROIDISMJournal: I.P. Pavlov Russian Medical Biological Herald (Vol.14, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2013-06-28
Authors : Vernigorodsky V.S.; Fetisova N.M.; Vernigorodskaya M.V.;
Page : 93-96
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The study of interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in 101 patients with hypothyroidism revealed a close relationship between metabolic, proinflammatory factors and the state of blood vessels in patients with hypothyroidism (p <0,05) compared to healthy individuals. Formation of pro-inflammatory state is a risk factor for vascular intimal lesions in patients with hypothyroidism, especially with the idiopathic form of it.
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