Thyroid hormone levels and their relationship to survival in children with bacterial sepsis and septic shock


Yildizdas D. , Onenli-Mungan N. , Yapicloglu H. , Topaloglu A. K. , Sertdemir Y. , Yuksel B.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.17, no.10, pp.1435-1442, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.1435-1442

Abstract

Objectives: Reported studies have showed alternations of thyroid hormones in critical illness mostly in adults and some in children. In this study, we aimed to measure thyroid hormone levels in children with sepsis and septic shock and investigate the relationship of these hormones with clinical state and survival.