Peculiarities of Functional Activity of the Pituitary-Thyroid System in Adolescents of the North

Tatyana E. Burtseva, Margarita I. Samsonova, Sardana A. Evseeva, Maya S. Savvina, Vyacheslav G. Chasnyk

International Journal of Biomedicine. 2018;8(2):147-149.   
DOI: 10.21103/Article8(2)_OA8
Originally published June 15, 2018  


The article presents a pilot study on the assessment of functional activity of pituitary-thyroid system (PTS) in adolescents as a factor of long-term adaptation to life in the North. The study included 864 adolescents of different ethnic groups (the Russians, the Yakuts, the Evenks, the Evens, the Dolgans, the Chukchi, the Yukagir) and found that PTS functional activity varies according to ethnicity.

adolescents • pituitary-thyroid system • Yakutia • ethnicity
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Received April 3, 2018.
Accepted April 26, 2018.
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