The effect of the mode of delivery on neonatal thyroid function.


Turan S. , Bereket A. , Angaji M., Koroglu O. A. , Bilgen H. S. , Onver T., ...More

The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, vol.20, no.6, pp.473-6, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/14767050701398314
  • Title of Journal : The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians
  • Page Numbers: pp.473-6
  • Keywords: anesthesia, mode of delivery, neonates, thyroid function tests, thyroid screening, CORD-BLOOD, THYROTROPIN, HORMONES, RELEASE

Abstract

Background. We aimed to investigate the effect of the mode of delivery and the type of anesthesia on postnatal thyroxine (T4), free T4 (f-T4) and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) in a large number of healthy full-term neonates.