oa South African Medical Journal - Free thyroixine index or effective thyroxine ratio?
|Article Title||Free thyroixine index or effective thyroxine ratio?|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Chemical Pathology, University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein|
|Publication Date||Feb 1977|
|Pages||163 - 164|
|Keyword(s)||Chemical pathology, Effectice thyroxine ratio, Final diagnosis and Free thyroxine index|
The ability of the free thyroxine index (FTI) and the effective thyroxine ratio (ETR) to distinguish abnormal from normal thyroid function is compared in a series of 422 patients; they were equally successful in detecting hyperthyroidism.
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