INICSA   23916
INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES EN CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD
Unidad Ejecutora - UE
artículos
Título:
TRANSIENT NEONATAL ELEVATION OF THYROID STIMULATING HORMONE: A RISK FACTOR FOR DEVELOPING SUBCLINICAL HYPOTHYROIDISM IN CHILDHOOD
Autor/es:
CUESTAS E; DARAUICH L; CAPRA RH
Revista:
PEDIATRIC RESEARCH
Editorial:
INT PEDIATRIC RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC
Referencias:
Año: 2014
ISSN:
0031-3998
Resumen:
Background: Transient neonatal elevation of TSH (TNE-TSH) is defined as an abnormality in thyroid function (TF) which reverses in confirmatory test. The risk of developing subclinical hypothyroidism (SH) later in childhood has not been sufficiently studied. Objective: To test the hypothesis that the TNE-TSH increases the relative risk (RR) for SH in childhood. Methods: Prospective cohort study. Infants born between 2005?2006 screened for hypothyroidism at our hospital were included and re-examined six years later. We excluded premature infants,
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