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Table 1 Clinical, hormonal and echocardiographic variables (mean ± SD) in patients with thyroid dysfunction and controls

From: Myocardial ultrasonic tissue characterization in patients with thyroid dysfunction

  Hyperthyroidism
(n = 15)
Hypothyroidism
(n = 8)
Subclinical Hypothyroidism
(n = 14)
Controls
(n = 19)
Age (yrs) 30.3 ± 7.9a 40 ± 7.8 41.2 ± 8.0 43 ± 8.4
Sex (F:M) 15:0 5:3 14:0 3:16
BSA (m 2 ) 1.6 ± 0.2 1.8 ± 0.2 1.6 ± 0.1 1.8 ± 0.1
HR (beats/min) 90.6 ± 19.3 66.3 ± 10.5 77.5 ± 13.1 72.8 ± 15.4
EF (%) 70.2 ± 5.4 69.4 ± 5.4 70.1 ± 6.6 66.2 ± 7.3
LVMI (g/m 2 ) 76.5 ± 14.7 85.9 ± 17.0 67.8 ± 9.0 89.8 ± 20.2
LVd (cm) 4.9 ± 0.2 4.8 ± 0.3 4.7 ± 0.3 4.9 ± 4.6
TSH (mU/L) 0.01 ± 0.009 156.5 ± 97.7 12.6 ± 7.8 -
FT 4 (ng/dl) 4.24 ± 1.6 0.2 ± 0.07 0.9 ± 0.2 -
FT 3 (pg/ml) 11.5 ± 8.0 - - -
  1. yrs = years; F = female; M = male; BSA = body surface area; HR = heart rate; EF = ejection fraction; LVd = left ventricular diastolic dimension; LVMI = left ventricular mass index; LVd = left ventricle diastolic dimension; TSH = thyroid stimulator hormone; FT4 = free T4; FT3 = free T3; a:p < 0.01 vs hypothyroidism, subclinical hypothyroidism and controls.