Thyroid physiology and common diseases in pregnancy: review of literature

Cignini, Pietro and Cafà, Ester Valentina and Giorlandino, Claudio and Capriglione, Stella and Spata, Anna and Dugo, Nella (2012) Thyroid physiology and common diseases in pregnancy: review of literature. Journal of prenatal medicine, 6 (4). pp. 64-71. ISSN 1971-3290


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Thyroid diseases are common during pregnancy and an adequate treatment is important to prevent adverse maternal and fetal outcomes. Subclinical diseases are very frequent but not easily recognized without specific screening programs. In this article we try to summarize the knowledge on the physiologic change of the thyroid and pathological function during pregnancy; we also try to describe the best way of diagnosis and treatment of thyroid dysfunction.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Thyroid, pregnancy, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, anti-thyroid drugs
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 618 Altri rami della medicina; Ginecologia e ostetricia, Pediatria, Geriatria > 618.3 Malattie e complicazioni della gravidanza
Depositing User: Gianni Aiello
Date Deposited: 29 May 2013 12:23
Last Modified: 29 May 2013 12:23

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