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KHC to present at European Heart Rhythm Assocoation meeting in Barcelona.

KHC has had a paper accepted for presentation at the EHRA meeting in Barcelona in March 2018. For decades it has been assumed that all cases of new hypothyroidism occurring in patients while on Amiodarone are due to the drug. Our data suggests that while this is true for the early development of hypothyroidism (within the first year of commencing treatment and especially in the first 6 months) it is not so for the majority of cases which occur anywhere from 2-16 years after commencing Amiodarone. This late hypothyroidism is likely just reflective of close monitoring of thyroid function in a high-risk, elderly population.