Significance of (sub)clinical thyroid dysfunction and thyroid autoimmunity before conception and in early pregnancy: a systematic review.

@article{Boogaard2011SignificanceO,
  title={Significance of (sub)clinical thyroid dysfunction and thyroid autoimmunity before conception and in early pregnancy: a systematic review.},
  author={Emmy van den Boogaard and Rosa Vissenberg and Jolande A. Land and Madelon van Wely and Joris A M Ven der Post and Mariette Goddijn and Peter H. Bisschop},
  journal={Human reproduction update},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={
          605-19
        }
}
BACKGROUND Thyroid dysfunction and thyroid autoimmunity are prevalent among women of reproductive age and are associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes. Preconception or early pregnancy screening for thyroid dysfunction has been proposed but is not widely accepted. We conducted a systematic review of the literature on the clinical significance of thyroid… CONTINUE READING