Thyroid status of iodine deficient newborn infants living in central region of Turkey: a pilot study


Bastug O. , Korkmaz L. , Halis H. , Memur S. , Korkut S. , Ozdemir A. , et al.

WORLD JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.13, ss.479-484, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 13 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s12519-017-0017-6
  • Dergi Adı: WORLD JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.479-484

Özet

Background: Iodine deficiency (ID) during the fetal and neonatal periods can lead to neonatal hypothyroidism. This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of ID on the thyroid hormone level of newborns living in Turkey.