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Subclinical thyroid disorders: significance and clinical impact
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    arguably no government health warning from TSH 4.8-33 mU/l in the elderly

    Dear Editor

    Of all the prospective candidates for thyroid replacement therapy(1), even when due account is taken of the improvent in left ventricular diastolic function attributable to this treatment modality in patients of mean age 39.9 with subclinical hypothyroidism(SCH)(2), the over 65s with SCH are probably the ones least likely to be at cardiovascular disadvantage if they do not receive thyroid replacement t...

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