Lakdasa Devananda Premawardhana

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Postpartum thyroid dysfunction (PPTD) occurs in 5% of women, with hypothyroidism developing in 23% of these after 3-5 yr. We have determined the prognostic significance of thyroid peroxidase antibody(More)
BACKGROUND In Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT), there is evidence for activation of peripheral T-lymphocytes that predominantly express a T helper 1 (T(H)1) cytokine bias. However, the immunomodulatory(More)
Thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPOAb) in pregnancy are a marker for postpartum (PPTD) and long-term thyroid dysfunction, with variable sensitivity and specificity in PPTD prediction. To test its(More)