Low-normal or high-normal thyrotropin target levels during treatment of hypothyroidism: A prospective, comparative study
Background: Recent literature advocates the decrease of the upper limit of the normal thyrotropin (TSH) reference range. The objective of this study was to determine whether treated hypothyroid patients maintained within a low-normal TSH range (0.4-2.0mIU/L) have better clinical outcomes than those maintained within a high-normal TSH range (2.0-4.0mIU/L). Methods: The study was performed in a thyroid outpatient clinic of a tertiary hospital. This was a prospective, interventional study....[Show more]
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