Changes in Metabolic Status in Patients With Total Thyroidectomy
Thyroid Cancer
Conditions: official terms
Thyroid Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
UCP2, Thyroid function, Thyroid carcinoma
Study Type
Study Phase
Study Design
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
Overall Status
This study objective is to evaluate the change in mitochondrial uncoupling protein 2 (UCP2) mRNA expression as function of thyroid activity (TSH, T3 and Free T4).
Detailed Description
Blood will be drown before thyroidectomy, 2 weeks after the operation and 3-4 month after the operation.
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Maximum Age: 65 Years
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients who were diagnosed with thyroid carcinoma and are going to have total thyroidectomy.

- Patients with unbalanced thyroid hormones.

- Aged 18-65 years at the time of screening.

- Provision of written informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients with Diabetes.

- Patients with any other chronic inflammatory diseases.

- Steroid treatment.
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Tel Aviv, Israel
Status: Recruiting
Contact: Nachum Vaisman, M.D. - 972-3-6974807 -
Start Date
January 2013
Completion Date
July 2014
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
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