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ea0014p387 | (1) | ECE2007

Relationship of treated maternal hyperthyroidism &br;and perinatal outcome

Khamis Amjed , Murray Sharon , Daly Sean , Firth Richard , Kinsley Brendan

Hyperthyroidism in pregnancy is associated with increased foetal and maternal morbidity. Hyperthyroidism occurs in 0.2–0.6% of pregnancies. This suggests that based on 23,000 deliveries in the 3 major Dublin maternity hospitals that 40–60 cases per year would be expected to be at risk of a poor outcome from hyperthyroidism.To clarify those factors associated with poor outcome in hyperthyroidism in pregnancy we undertook an audit of 53 cases of ...