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Effects of levothyroxine therapy on pregnancy outcomes in women with subclinical hypothyroidism
(Mary Ann Liebert Inc, 2016-07-01)
Background: Subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) has been associated with increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes in some, but not all, studies. Uncertainty remains regarding the impact of levothyroxine (LT4) therapy on ...
Effects of increasing levothyroxine on pregnancy outcomes in women with uncontrolled hypothyroidism
Objective Uncontrolled hypothyroidism has been associated with an increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes. We aimed to assess the effectiveness of increasing levothyroxine (LT4) dose on reducing the risk of adverse ...
The role of transferrin saturation as a screening test for hereditary haemochromatosis in an irish population seeking medical care
(SAGE Publications, 2003-03-01)
Background Genetic studies have indicated a high prevalence of mutations for hereditary haemochromatosis (HH) in Irish populations. Given the high cost of genetic screening and the ethical implications thereof, we assessed ...
Stabilization of metastatic lesions affecting the second cervical vertebra
Purpose: Metastatic spine disease is an ever-increasing burden on health care systems. Certain levels in the spine confer unique biomechanical characteristics and hence are of interest. Isolated C2 lesions are rare. We ...