International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism

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Hypothyroidism and Lipid Levels in a Community Based Study (TTS)

Shahram Alamdari 1 , Atieh Amouzegar 2 , Maryam Tohidi 3 , Safoora Gharibzadeh 2 , 4 , Pouyan Kheirkhah 2 , Parnian Kheirkhah 2 and Fereidoun Azizi 2 , *
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1 Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Endocrine Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Prevention of Metabolic Disorders Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
4 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • International Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism: January 01, 2016, 14 (1); e22827
  • Published Online: November 16, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 17, 2014
  • Revised: June 21, 2015
  • Accepted: June 22, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijem.22827

To Cite: Alamdari S, Amouzegar A, Tohidi M, Gharibzadeh S, Kheirkhah P, et al. Hypothyroidism and Lipid Levels in a Community Based Study (TTS), Int J Endocrinol Metab. 2016 ; 14(1):e22827. doi: 10.5812/ijem.22827.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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