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ea0002p102 | Thyroid | SFE2001


Vaidya B , Bilous M , Hutchinson R , Bilous R

Background and Aims: Recent studies have suggested that maternal thyroid dysfunction, particularly in early pregnancy, may have a detrimental effect on the neuropsychological development of offspring. In the light of these studies a local guideline was drawn which recommended screening thyroid function at booking in all pregnant women with a personal or family history of thyroid disease. The aims of this study were to assess adherence to this guideline, and to test its efficac...

ea0009p162 | Thyroid | BES2005

Screening thyroid function in early pregnancy

Anthony S , Bilous M , Hutchinson R , Drury J , Vaidya B , Bilous R

Background and aims: Maternal subclinical hypothyroidism during early pregnancy has been shown to be associated with impaired neuropsyhological developement of children.Recent consensus guidelines have recmmended aggressive case finding for thyroid or other autoimmune disorders.We have examined the efficacy of these criteria in identifying women with thyroid dysfunction during early pregnancy.Subjects and methods:During july 2002 to june 2003,we propecti...