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3 Case reports of hypotension caused by sudden hypothyroidism after major orthopedic operation

Three cases of hypotension after major orthopedic operation were diagnosed clinically with sudden hypothyroidism. These patients were treated by hormone supplementation. We propose a conventional thyroid function examination of all advanced-age patients before major orthopedic surgery.

Author(s): Ziming Chen, Qingtian Li, Yuanchen Ma, Junxing Liao, Qiujian Zheng