Determination of iodine concentration in urine by isotope dilution analysis and thyroid volume of school children in the west coast of Turkey after mandatory salt iodization


DARCAN S. , UNAK P. , YALMAN O., Lambrecht F. , BIBER F., GOKSEN D. , ...Daha Fazla

CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, cilt.63, ss.543-548, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 63 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1365-2265.2005.02379.x
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.543-548

Özet

Objective This study was designed to evaluate iodine deficiency status in children 6-12 years in the west coast (Aegean Region) of Turkey after 5 years of mandatory iodine prophylaxis. A total of 2300 children from 72 populations (rural and urban area) were evaluated with urinary iodine excretion and thyroid volume.