Hypothyroidism and Its Effects on the Heart

  • Skill Level
    intermediate
  • Lectures
    2 Videos
  • Enrolled
    69 students

What you'll learn

For people with known cardiac conditions, thyroid hormone can worsen the old cardiac symptoms or contribute to newer symptoms. read more »»

Thyroid hormone has multiple effects on the cardiovascular system and is one of the hormones which can lead to noticeable changes in cardiac functioning. Hypothyroidism is the deficiency of thyroid hormone and has known effects on cardiovascular pathways, including adverse effects in systolic and diastolic function, endothelial functioning, etc. While treating cardiac dysfunctions, thyroid functioning would not be a usual diagnosis which is made by cardiologists. The thyroid profile should also be checked before concluding any diagnosis. Learn more about all these in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Physicians in Primary Care
  • Physicians in Family Practice
  • Physicians in Cardiology
  • Physicians in Internal Medicine
  • Physicians in Nephrology
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician’s Assistants

Key concepts covered include:

“An overview of:

  • What are hypothyroidism and Cardiac effects?
  • Etiology and pathophysiology
  • Diagnosis and management”

Instructor

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Consultant Cardiologist, Nuffield York Hospital, UK


4/5

Consultant Cardiologist, Nuffield York Hospital, UK

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