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Title: Creatinine, blood urea nitrogen and thyroid hormone levels before and after haemodialysis
Authors: Shamsadini, S.
Darvish, Moghaddam S.
Abdollahi, H.
Fekri, A.R.
Ebrahimi, H.A.
Issue Date: 2006
Language: English
Abstract: A study was carried out on 57 patients with chronic renal failure in a hospital in Kerman city, Islamic Republic of Iran. Blood samples were taken before and after haemodialysis to measure blood urea nitrogen and serum creatinine, triiodothyronine [T3] and thyroxine [T4] levels. Findings revealed that before dialysis T4 in 11 cases and T3 in 29 cases were lower than the normal range, but after haemodialysis only 3 cases for T4 and 15 cases for T3 were lower than normal levels. The remaining cases reverted to normal state. We suggest that a feedback relationship exists between the major end catabolic products [creatinine and blood urea nitrogen] and thyroid hormone serum levels
Description: 231-235
Keywords: Creatinine
Thyroid Hormones
Blood Urea Nitrogen
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Subject: Renal Dialysis
ISSN: 1020-3397
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