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ea0084op-02-09 | Oral Session 2: Pregnancy | ETA2022

Hypothyroidism and the risk of preeclampsia: A national and regional study of 1,014,775 pregnancies in denmark

Berg Hjelm Maja , Munk Sinding Marianne , Sorensen Anne , Handberg Aase , Linding Andersen Stine

Objectives: Maternal hypothyroidism in pregnancy has been proposed to increase the risk of preeclampsia, but uncertainties persist regarding the underlying causal mechanisms. Thus, it remains unclear if an increased risk of preeclampsia in hypothyroid pregnant women is caused by the lack of thyroid hormones or by the thyroid autoimmunity per se.Methods: We performed a national and regional study in the Danish population. The national study was r...