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Yongping Liu, Shuo Wang, Qingling Guo, Yongze Li, Jing Qin, Na Zhao, Yushu Li, Zhongyan Shan and Weiping Teng

antibody, TPOAb) and diffuse goiter. Massive lymphocytic infiltration in the thyroid gland and varying degrees of fibrosis or atrophy leading to the destruction of thyroid follicle were confirmed by pathological analysis ( 2 ). Meanwhile, HT has also been

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Kusum Lata, Pinaki Dutta, Subbiah Sridhar, Minakshi Rohilla, Anand Srinivasan, G R V Prashad, Viral N Shah and Anil Bhansali

women with thyroid peroxidase antibody positive (TPOAb + ) autoimmunity, although there was no evidence of hypothyroidism (12) . A few studies showed that empirical T 4 therapy in patients with TPOAb + did not improve the obstetrical outcome (13

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Jiashu Li, Aihua Liu, Haixia Liu, Chenyan Li, Weiwei Wang, Cheng Han, Xinyi Wang, Yuanyuan Zhang, Weiping Teng and Zhongyan Shan

established the gestation-specific TSH reference range by selecting healthy TPOAb-negative pregnant women with optimal iodine intake and without thyroid illness. We found that upper reference limit for serum TSH concentration in our laboratory in the first

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Jeonghoon Ha, Jeongmin Lee, Kwanhoon Jo, Dong-Jun Lim, Moo Il Kang, Bong Yun Cha and Min-Hee Kim

-thyroid peroxidase antibody (TPOAb) or anti-thyroglobulin antibody ( 11 , 12 ). The higher incidence of thyroid autoantibodies in women is reported to account for their higher incidence of thyroid disease ( 9 , 13 ). However, other sex-specific risk factors for SCH

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Xiujuan Su, Yan Zhao, Zhijuan Cao, Yingying Yang, Tony Duan and Jing Hua

indexes were included in the study, including for TSH, free thyroxine (fT4) and anti-thyroperoxidase autoantibody (TPO-Ab) ( n  = 12,159). Those women with positive TPO-Ab (>60 U/mL) were excluded from the study first ( n  = 1338). Women with implausible

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Jia Liu, Min Liu, Zhe Chen, Yumei Jia and Guang Wang

-Yang Hospital, Capital Medical University from March 2014 to January 2015. Meanwhile, 17 healthy volunteers without AIT were enrolled as the control group. Free T3 (FT3), free T4 (FT4), thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), anti-peroxidase antibody (TPOAb

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Giorgio Radetti, Mariacarolina Salerno, Chiara Guzzetti, Marco Cappa, Andrea Corrias, Alessandra Cassio, Graziano Cesaretti, Roberto Gastaldi, Mario Rotondi, Fiorenzo Lupi, Antonio Fanolla, Giovanna Weber and Sandro Loche

all born at full-term and not obese. The diagnosis of HT was made at a mean chronological age of 9.67 ± 2.65 years and was based on the presence of thyroid peroxidase antibody (TPOAb) and/or thyroglobulin antibody (TGAb), together with the typical

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Chiara Mele, Maria Teresa Samà, Alessandro Angelo Bisoffi, Marina Caputo, Valentina Bullara, Stefania Mai, Gillian Elisabeth Walker, Flavia Prodam, Paolo Marzullo, Gianluca Aimaretti and Loredana Pagano

.0–1.3) 1.1 (1.0–1.3) fT3 (pg/mL) 3.1 (3.0–3.3) 3.4 (2.8–3.5) 3.1 (2.9–3.4) TG (ng/dL) 17.2 (9.4–30.5) 43.3 (15.7–220.9)b 11.9 (3.6–24.7)a TGAb (IU/mL) 34.5 (21.3–52.0) 32.2 (15.0–54.5) 20.8 (13.5–57.5) TPOAb (IU

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Min Li, Ying Chen, Jingjing Jiang, Yan Lu, Zhiyi Song, Shengjie Zhang, Chao Sun, Hao Ying, Xiaofang Fan, Yuping Song, Jialin Yang and Lin Zhao

, respectively. The Student’s paired t test was used for comparison of the data before and after anti-thyroid treatment. Skewed variables such as TSH and TPOAb were log-transformed before the analysis. Multivariate linear regression models were used to

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Yun Hu, Na Li, Peng Jiang, Liang Cheng, Bo Ding, Xiao-Mei Liu, Ke He, Yun-Qing Zhu, Bing-li Liu, Xin Cao, Hong Zhou and Xiao-Ming Mao

. Patient details and laboratory methods Blood was collected from healthy donors with normal ranges of free thyroxin (FT4), thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), thyroid peroxidase antibody (TPO-Ab) and thyroglobulin antibody (TG-Ab) for experiment in vitro