Incidence of subclinical hypothyrodism in first Trimester of pregnancy in mangalore population

Shetty, Balachandra A and Shetty, Sneha B and Patil, Neelakanth and *, Nayanatara Arunkumar (2014) Incidence of subclinical hypothyrodism in first Trimester of pregnancy in mangalore population. World journal of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, 3 (2). pp. 2114-2119. ISSN 2278 – 4357

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Abstract

Hypothyroidism is not routinely evaluated during pregnancy. This study thrives to screen for hypothyroidism in pregnancy in the 1sttrimester,and to treat the hypothyroidism as early as possible to prevent impaired neuropsychological development in the fetus.The present study is a cross sectional based hospital study that included 100 pregnant women in first trimester.All pregnant women in first trimester, convening to the inclusion criteria were analysed for FT3,FT4,TSH test at first visit. TSH of 0.1 to 2.5 u IU/L in first trimester was taken as normal value. Anti Thyroid Peroxidase(TPO) levels were done for patients diagnosed as having subclinical hypothyroidism. Based on this finding the treatment should be given to the pregnant woman as early as possible to prevent impaired neuropsychological development in the fetus.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hypothyroidism, Anti TPO antibody,1st Trimester.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Physiology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2014 11:05
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2015 10:20
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138636

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