Subclinical thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy

Brian M. Casey

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Abstract

There is compelling data and a rationale for embarking on screening to identify pregnant women with some of the multiple classes of subclinical thyroid dysfunction. However, the evidence to support such screening and treatment is lacking. Several important trials are underway or undergoing peer review that may provide answers regarding routine screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid dysfunction. Until then, routine screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid dysfunction seems premature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)493-498
Number of pages6
JournalClinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume54
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011

Keywords

  • hypothyroidism
  • pregnancy
  • subclinical thyroid dysfunction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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