Subclinical hyperthyroidism and pregnancy outcomes.

  title={Subclinical hyperthyroidism and pregnancy outcomes.},
  author={Brian M. Casey and Jodi S. Dashe and Christine. Wells and Donald D. Mcintire and Kenneth J. Leveno and Francis Cunningham},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={107 2 Pt 1},
OBJECTIVE Subclinical hyperthyroidism has long-term sequelae that include osteoporosis, cardiovascular morbidity, and progression to overt thyrotoxicosis or thyroid failure. The objective of this study was to evaluate pregnancy outcomes in women with suppressed thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and normal free thyroxine (fT(4)) levels. METHODS All women who presented to Parkland Hospital for prenatal care between November 1, 2000, and April 14, 2003, underwent thyroid screening by… CONTINUE READING


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