Thyroid Hormones

  • James F. Marks


The tests of thyroid function that will be referred to in this chapter fall into several groups: (1) direct measurements of the thyroidal hormones and their derivatives in the serum ; (2) measurements of unbound circulating thyroid hormones; (3) measurements of thyroid-binding proteins; (4) in vitro and in vivo isotope studies; and (5) measurements of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) in the serum.


Thyroid Hormone Thyroid Function Congenital Hypothyroidism Free Thyroxine Serum Thyroxine 
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  • James F. Marks
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  1. 1.The University of Texas Health Science CenterDallasUSA

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