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      Thyroid Function and Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

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          Thyroid function was evaluated in 16 patients with end-stage renal failure, 8 treated by maintenance haemodialysis (HD) and 8 by continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD), and compared with 8 healthy subjects. Serum total thyroxine (T<sub>4</sub>) and triiodothyronine (T<sub>3</sub>) concentrations were low in both groups (p < 0.01) with T<sub>3</sub> significantly lower in the CAPD than the HD group (p < 0.01). Serum-free thyroxine (FT<sub>4</sub>) concentrations were low in CAPD patients with respect to normal (p < 0.0l). Basal thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) concentrations did not differ significantly from normal but the TSH responses to thyrotrophin-releasing hormone were depressed in both groups. While CAPD may improve control of some biochemical and haematological parameters as compared with HD, it does not have a beneficial effect on thyroid function.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1982
          1982
          03 December 2008
          : 32
          : 3
          : 249-252
          Affiliations
          aUniversity Department of Medicine and bDepartment of Pathological Biochemistry, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
          Article
          182854 Nephron 1982;32:249–252
          10.1159/000182854
          7155243
          © 1982 S. Karger AG, Basel

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