ASSESSING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SERUM GHRELIN LEVELS AND METABOLIC PARAMETERS AND AUTOIMMUNITY IN PATIENTS WITH EUTHYROID HASHIMOTO'S THYROIDITIS


BIYIKLI H. H. , ARDUC A., ISIK S., OZUGUZ U., CANER S., DOGRU F., ...More

ENDOCRINE PRACTICE, vol.20, no.8, pp.818-824, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4158/ep13469.or
  • Journal Name: ENDOCRINE PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.818-824

Abstract

Objective: Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) may affect metabolic parameters and increase predisposition to obesity. In this study, we aimed to assess the relationships among serum ghrelin concentrations, metabolic parameters, and thyroid autoimmunity in euthyroid HT patients.