volume 52, issue 2, P124-128 2015
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-28032015000200009
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Abstract: ABSTRACT -Background -Thyroid dysfunction has been reported in most chronic illnesses including severe liver disease. These defects in thyroid hormone metabolism result in the sick euthyroid syndrome, also known as low T3 syndrome. Objectives -Our objective was to evaluate the thyroid function in patients with end stage liver disease prior and after deceased donor liver transplantation and to correlate thyroid hormonal changes with the MELD score (Model for End stage Liver Disease). Methods -In a prospective …

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