Effects of thyroid autoimmunity on abdominal obesity and hyperlipidaemia

Tamer G., Mert M., Tamer İ., MESCİ B. , Kilic D., Arik S.

ENDOKRYNOLOGIA POLSKA, vol.62, no.5, pp.421-428, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : ENDOKRYNOLOGIA POLSKA
  • Page Numbers: pp.421-428


Background: Thyroid autoimmunity has been suggested as a risk factor for atherosclerosis independent of thyroid function in several studies. The aim of this study was to investigate whether thyroid autoimmunity had any effect on hyperlipidaemia, obesity and abdominal obesity independent of thyroid function.