Clinical implications of the interaction between hypothyroidism and the cardiovascular system
Hussein Saadi, MD, FACP
Joint member of the departments of General Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at Cleveland Clinic. His major interests are in the fields of thyroid and lipid disorders.
Address: Hussein Saadi, MD, FACP, Department of General Internal Medicine, A91, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195
Hypothyroidism frequently causes cardiovascular manifestations that can complicate treatment of both the hypothyroidism and of any underlying heart disease. This review discusses mechanisms, pathophysiology, and management.