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Guidelines for pregnancy and thyroid conditions

There are various guidelines for pregnancy and thyroid disease as different countries have a different set of guidelines.  Some are more up to date than others:

Date updated: 04/05/21 (V1.1)
Review date:   12/03/22


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    De Groot L, Abalovich M, Alexander EK, et al. Management of Thyroid Dysfunction during Pregnancy and Postpartum: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism . Published online August 1, 2012:2543-2565. doi:10.1210/jc.2011-2803
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    Lazarus J, Brown RS, Daumerie C, Hubalewska-Dydejczyk A, Negro R, Vaidya B. 2014 European Thyroid Association Guidelines for the Management of Subclinical Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy and in Children. Eur Thyroid J. Published online 2014:76-94. doi:10.1159/000362597
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    Jonklaas J, Bianco AC, Bauer AJ, et al. Guidelines for the Treatment of Hypothyroidism: Prepared by the American Thyroid Association Task Force on Thyroid Hormone Replacement. Thyroid. Published online December 2014:1670-1751. doi:10.1089/thy.2014.0028
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    Okosieme O, Gilbert J, Abraham P, et al. Management of primary hypothyroidism : statement by the British Thyroid Association Executive Committee. Clin Endocrinol. Published online June 25, 2015:799-808. doi:10.1111/cen.12824
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    Alexander EK, Pearce EN, Brent GA, et al. 2017 Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association for the Diagnosis and Management of Thyroid Disease During Pregnancy and the Postpartum. Thyroid. Published online March 2017:315-389. doi:10.1089/thy.2016.0457
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    Maraka S, Mwangi R, McCoy RG, et al. Thyroid hormone treatment among pregnant women with subclinical hypothyroidism: US national assessment. BMJ. Published online January 25, 2017:i6865. doi:10.1136/bmj.i6865

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