Original Paper

GSTF Journal of Advances in Medical Research (JAMR)

, 1:22

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Study of Correlation of Raised Crp Levels in Premenopausal and Postmenopausal Females with Hypothyroidism: Raised Crp Levels in Hypothyroidism

  • Y. VarmaAffiliated withCardiology dept., Gandhi Medical CollegeHamidia hospital, Gandhi Medical College
  • , P. SinghAffiliated withMedicine dept, Gandhi Medical CollegeHamidia hospital, Gandhi Medical CollegeDepartment of Medicine, University of Barkahtullah

Abstract

Objective

To evaluate the correlation of raised CRP levels in premenopausal and postmenopausal females with hypothyroidism and to assess the future risk of adverse coronary events amongst them.

Methodology

This was a prospective,observational,cross-sectional,analytical study,conducted in department of cardiology and medicine,Gandhi medical college,Hamidia hospital,Bhopal from October 2013 to October 2014.Patients having hypothyroidism were subjected to this study. Age matched controls were selected randomly. Purpose of this study was explained and informed consent was obtained.

Results

Percentage of raised CRP levels in hypothyroid premenopausal females was 13.3% and in hypothyroid postmenopausal females was 24.4%. CRP levels were raised only in 3.3% of premenopausal control group and in 10% of postmenopausal control group.

Conclusion

This study showed that there is strong association of raised CRP levels with hypothyroidism in both premenopausal and postmenopausal females.

Keywords

Crp Hypothyroidism