Excess mortality in hyperthyroidism: the influence of preexisting comorbidity and genetic confounding: a danish nationwide register-based cohort study of twins and singletons

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Abstract

Hyperthyroidism is associated with severe comorbidity, such as stroke, and seems to confer increased mortality. However, it is unknown whether this increased mortality is explained by hyperthyroidism per se, comorbidity, and/or genetic confounding.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
Volume97
Issue number11
Pages (from-to)4123-9
Number of pages7
ISSN0021-972X
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Cohort Studies
  • Comorbidity
  • Denmark
  • Diseases in Twins
  • Female
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Humans
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Incidence
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prevalence
  • Registries
  • Twins

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