Effect of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy on Thyroid Function

Celikyurt U. , Agacdiken A., Geyik B., Kozdag G., VURAL A. , Ural D.

CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY, vol.34, no.11, pp.703-705, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/clc.20952
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.703-705


Background: Heart failure patients frequently have thyroid function abnormalities. Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) is a major treatment for patients with advanced chronic heart failure. We aimed to investigate the effects of CRT on thyroid functions.