TSH


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TSH

 
thyroid-stimulating hormone (thyrotropin, thyrotropic hormone).
TSH stimulation test (TSH test) thyroid-stimulating hormone test.

TSH

Abbreviation for thyroid-stimulating hormone.

TSH

abbr.
thyroid-stimulating hormone

TSH

Thyroid-stimulating hormone, see there.

TSH

see THYROTROPHIC HORMONE.

Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)

A hormone secreted by the pituitary gland that controls the release of T4 by the thyroid gland.
Mentioned in: Hypothyroidism
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Then a blood sample was obtained from each participant and transferred to the laboratory of the Persian Gulf Tropical Medicine Research Center, where plasma total cholesterol (TC), triglyceride (TG), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), TSH, thyroxine (T4), and triiodothyronine (T3) levels were determined.
At the end of 12 week, significantly decreased concentrations of serum T3 and T4 were observed in diabetic animals as compared to control group animals whereas serum concentration of TSH significantly increased in diabetic animals compared to control group animals.
For one thing, since there is a diurnal variation in TSH, the patient's TSH values might have been normal if measured in the afternoon instead of the morning.
The stable outlook is premised on MARC's expectations that TSH will adhere to prudent cash flow management by limiting capital expenditure.
Thus, the present study "Correlation between obesity & thyrotropin (TSH) in clinically euthyroid subjects" was undertaken.
Three-hundred and fifty-five premature newborns had an abnormal TSH screening test (TSH > 10.0 mU/L in the first week and TSH > 5.0 mU/L after the first week of life) during the 12 weeks follow-up giving a CHT prevalence of 2.3%.
Various tests, such as fT3, fT4, and TSH, are used to evaluate thyroid functions in laboratories; among these, the most frequently used test is TSH measurement (4, 12).
Characteristics of study subjects Age (mean [+ or -] SD) 45.88[+ or -]13.59 Gender n (%) Male 51 (24.8%) Female 155 (75.2%) Pathology n (%) 180 (87.4%) Papillary 10 (4.9%) Follicular 7 (3.4%) Hurthle cell 9 (4.4) Poorly differentiated Tumor size mm 12 (0.5-100) (median/min-max) Metastasis localization 63 (76%) Lymph node 10 (12%) Cervical 5 (6%) Mediastinal 1 (1.2%) Cervical + 4 (4.8%) mediastinal Submental 13 (56.5%) Supraclavicular 7 (30.5%) Distant metastasis 3 (13%) Lung Bone Multiple organ metastasis Tg (ng/mL) 7.32 (0.1-30000) (median/min-max) TSH (IU/mL) 75 (23-150) (median/min-max) 0.093 (0.001-41.74) Tg/TSH (median/ min-max) SD: Standard deviation, Tg: Thyroglobulin, TSH: Thyroid-stimulating hormone, Min: Minimum, Max: Maximum Table 2.
Tables 1 and 2 show the relationship of clinicopathological factors with preoperative TSH level.
McGrath and her associates emphasized the importance of repeat TSH screening for all preterm infants, noting that standard protocol screenings conducted just once at age 2 weeks or 4 weeks are not sufficient to effectively identify all cases of congenital hypothyroidism in which TSH elevation is delayed.