Comparison of universal screening with targeted high-risk case finding for diagnosis of thyroid disorders.

@article{Nazarpour2016ComparisonOU,
  title={Comparison of universal screening with targeted high-risk case finding for diagnosis of thyroid disorders.},
  author={Sima Nazarpour and Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani and Masoumeh Simbar and Maryam Tohidi and Hamid Alavimajd and Fereidoun Azizi},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2016},
  volume={174 1},
  pages={
          77-83
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Debate about the need for universal screening of thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy is ongoing. The present study aimed to compare universal screening with targeted high-risk case findings for early diagnosis of thyroid disorders in Iranian pregnant women. STUDY DESIGN This cross-sectional prospective study was carried out on 1600 pregnant women in their first trimester. A checklist, including all related risk factors recommended by The American Thyroid Association, was completed for… CONTINUE READING

Similar Papers

Tables and Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-9 OF 9 CITATIONS

Validation of Billewicz Scoring System for Detection of Overt Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy

  • International journal of endocrinology and metabolism
  • 2018
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 48 REFERENCES

High prevalence of Downloaded from Bioscientifica.com at 12/16/2018 03:14:27PM via free access

M Altomare, S La Vignera, +7 authors S Tumino
  • 2018

Prevalence and risk factors of subclinical thyroid disease

YA Kim, YJ Park
  • Endocrinology and Metabolism
  • 2014