Thyroid diseases in pregnancy: The importance of anamnesis


BULMUS N. , USTUNER I., Guven E. S. G. , SAHIN F. K. , SENTURK S., SAHIN S. B.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.29, no.5, pp.1187-1192, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.12669/pjms.295.3647
  • Title of Journal : PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1187-1192

Abstract

Objective: Primary objective of our study was to evaluate the efficiency of detailed medical history and thyroid examination of the pregnant women presenting to our clinic from Rize province and nearby which was an endemic goiter region. It was aimed to investigate the frequency of thyroid diseases, pregnancy outcomes and the efficiency of screening with thyroid function tests during the first trimester of pregnancy as secondary endpoint.