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What is the Best Treatment for Graves' Disease in Women Trying to Become Pregnant?

Title: What is the Best Treatment for Graves' Disease in Women Trying to Become Pregnant?.
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Name(s): Pearcy, Amanda, author
Rodríguez, Jose, author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: serial
Date Issued: 2010
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: It is recommended that pregnant women with Graves' disease and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) antibodies be treated with an antithyroid drug, whereas those without TSH antibodies should simply be observed. Radioiodine treatment with iodine-131 (I-131) is contraindicated when a woman is attempting pregnancy and during pregnancy. Propylthiouracil (PTU) is the first-line drug therapy during the first trimester. (SOR B, from an evidence-based guideline.)
Identifier: FSU_migr_fmr-0025 (IID)
Keywords: Graves disease, pregnancy, radioiodine, propylthiouracil
Note: Originally published in Evidence Based Practice
Citation: Pearcy, A., & Rodríguez, J. E. (2010). What is the best treatment for Graves' disease in women trying to become pregnant? Evidence Based Practice, 13(3): 5-6.
Subject(s): Endocrine glands -- Diseases
Diabetes
Endocrinology
Metabolism
Eye -- Diseases
Immunologic diseases
Medical sciences
Gynecology
Obstetrics
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_fmr-0025
Host Institution: FSU
Is Part of Series: Family Medicine and Rural Health Faculty Publications.
Is Part Of: Evidence Based Practice.
Issue: 3, 13

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Pearcy, A., & Rodríguez, J. (2010). What is the Best Treatment for Graves' Disease in Women Trying to Become Pregnant? Evidence Based Practice. Retrieved from http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_migr_fmr-0025