hrp0082p2-d2-602 | Thyroid (1) | ESPE2014

Influence of Amiodarone on Thyroid Function in Children

Nikitina Irina , Vasichkina Elena , Artemeva Irina , Liskina Anastasia , Lebedev Dmitri

Background: Unlike to adults, the side effects of long-term administration by amiodarone (A) of life-threatening arrhythmias (LThA) on thyroid function still is not studied exactly in children.Methods: Twenty-six children with LThA aged 1 week to 16 years (mean 10 years) treated by A were examined. The mean duration of oral treatment ranged from 1 month to 47 months (mean 12.5 months). We estimated serum level of T4, T3, TSH, antibo...