Abstract

Between 1992 and 2000 in the group of the patients before heart transplantation, amiodarone induced thyrotoxicosis occurred in 5 (4 male and 1 female, average age 45.5 years) patients. In four of the patients of that group orthotopic heart transplantation was done. Postoperative period in the patients with euthyreosis was uncomplicated. One patient died after HTx because of thyroid crisis.

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