endocrinology
Thyroid

Gestational subclinical hypothyroidism is overdiagnosed and overtreated

TSH testing early in the first trimester may be resulting in overdiagnosis and unnecessary thyroid hormone therapy during and after pregnancy, according to Canadian research. Most women who had TSH levels suggesting subclinical hypothyroidism in an initial test, subsequently reverted to normal levels according to a study of 188,000 pregnancies. The retrospective cohort study of pregnancies in ...

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