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Risk factors for short term thyroid dysfunction after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in children
You Jin Jung, Yeon Jin Jeon, Won Kyoung Cho, Jae Wook Lee, Nack-Gyun Chung, Min Ho Jung, Bin Cho, Byung-Kyu Suh
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2013;56(7):298-303.   Published online July 19, 2013

The purpose of this study was to evaluate short-term thyroid dysfunction and related risk factors in pediatric patients who underwent hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) during childhood.


We studied 166 patients (100 boys and 66 girls) who underwent HSCT at the Catholic HSCT Center from January 2004 through December 2009. The mean age at HSCT was 10.0±4.8 years. Thyroid function of...

The Prognosis and Factors of Neonatal Thyroid Dysfunction
Yun Yee Kim, Kyoung Sim Kim, Yong Wook Kim, Ki Bok Kim
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(1):23-33.   Published online January 15, 2000
Purpose : The function of the neonatal thyroid is affected transiently or consistently by various maternal thyroid diseases, neonatal diseases, drugs, and more as well as thyroid dysgenesis. In this study, we analyzed several factors of neonatal thyroid dysfunction through neonatal screening test and investigated the prognosis. Methods : From January 1992 to July 1997, we reviewed 66 newborn patients, who showed abnormal thyroid function...
Study on the Thyroid Function of Neonate Born to Mother with Hyperthyroidism
Choong Ho Shin, Se Young Kim, Sei Won Yang, Jung Hwan Choi, Chong Ku Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1996;39(1):106-114.   Published online January 15, 1996
Purpose : In newborns from mothers with Graves' disease, neonatal transient hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism may develop early in life. We evaluated the incidence and prognosis of neonatal thyroid dysfunction in neonates born to mothers with hyperthyroidism during pregnancy. Methods : We measured blood T4, T3, TSH levels and TSH-R-Ab titer in 48 hyperthyroid mothers and their babies between 1988 and 1994. Results :...
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