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Reduced Activation and Increased Inactivation of Thyroid Hormone in Tissues of Critical... - 0 views

    critical illness is associated with low TSH, reduced T3, and increased rT3 production.  Inflammation is critically involved in this process.  This study from JCEM shows how unreliable TSH and T4 are.
Nathan Goodyear

Reduced activation and increased ina... [J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2003] - PubMed - NCBI - 0 views

  • These observed changes, in correlation with a low T(3)/rT(3) ratio, may represent tissue-specific ways to reduce thyroid hormone bioactivity during cellular hypoxia and contribute to the low T(3) syndrome of severe illness.
    inflammation and critical illness associated with low TSH, low T3, elevated rT3 and low T3:rT3 ratio.
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