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Research Article

Peak Systolic Velocity of Superior Thyroid Artery for the Differential Diagnosis of Thyrotoxicosis

  • Xiaolong Zhao equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Xiaolong Zhao, Lili Chen

    Affiliation: Department of Endocrinology, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

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  • Lili Chen equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Xiaolong Zhao, Lili Chen

    Affiliation: Department of Endocrinology, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

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  • Ling Li,

    Affiliation: Department of Endocrinology, Zhongda Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China

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  • Yao Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Endocrinology, Zhongda Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China

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  • Yong Wang,

    Affiliation: Department of Ultrasound, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

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  • Linuo Zhou,

    Affiliation: Department of Endocrinology, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

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  • Fangfang Zeng,

    Affiliation: Department of Endocrinology, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

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  • Yiming Li mail,

    yimingli@fudan.edu.cn (YL) (YL); hsliuhong@126.com (HL) (HL)

    Affiliation: Department of Endocrinology, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

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  • Renming Hu,

    Affiliation: Department of Endocrinology, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

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  • Hong Liu mail

    yimingli@fudan.edu.cn (YL) (YL); hsliuhong@126.com (HL) (HL)

    Affiliation: Department of Endocrinology, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

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  • Published: November 16, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0050051

About the Authors

Xiaolong Zhao, Lili Chen, Linuo Zhou, Fangfang Zeng, Yiming Li, Renming Hu, Hong Liu
Department of Endocrinology, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Ling Li, Yao Wang
Department of Endocrinology, Zhongda Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Yong Wang
Department of Ultrasound, Huashan Hospital, Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LC XZ YL HL. Performed the experiments: LC LL Yao Wang Yong Wang RH LZ. Analyzed the data: LC FZ XZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LC FZ LL Yao Wang Yong Wang. Wrote the paper: LC.