Comparison of Triiodothyronine (T3), Tetraiodothyronine (T4), Freethyoxine (FT4), Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) Levels in with Liver Cirrhosis Patients Based on Child-Pugh Score at H. Adam Malik Central General Hospital, Medan

Beby Dewi Sartika, Leonardo Basa Dairi, Gontar Alamsyah Siregar


Background: The liver is involved in thyroid hormone conjugation and excretion, as well as the synthesis of thyroid binding globulin. T4 and T3 regulate the basal metabolic rate of all cells.

Method: The sample of this research was collected crosssectionally on 40 patients with liver cirrhosis based Child-Pugh score. Ultrasonography and Triiodothyronine (T3), Tetraiodothyronine (T4), Freethyoxine (FT4), thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) levels examinations to know the difference between liver cirrhosis patients with Child-Pugh A, B, and C with ELISA method.

Results: Statistical analysis showed there are not found significant differences in T3, T4, FT4, TSH levels in patients with of the liver cirrhosis based on the Child-Pugh score.

Conclusion: Not found significant differences in thyroid hormone levels among patients with liver cirrhosis Child-Pugh A, B, and C. 


liver cirrhosis; Triiodothyronine (T3); Tetraiodothyronine (T4); Freethyoxine (FT4); thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH); Child-Pugh score

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