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Title: Transient fetal hypothyroidism due to direct fetal administration of amiodarone for drug resistant fetal tachycardia
Authors: Vanbesien, J ×
Casteels, A
Bougatef, A
De Catte, Luc
Foulon, W
De Bock, S
Smitz, J
De Schepper, J #
Issue Date: 2001
Publisher: Thieme medical publ inc
Series Title: American journal of perinatology vol:18 issue:2 pages:113-116
Abstract: Amiodarone, an anti-arrhtthmic drug that contains 39% iodine, is rarely known to cause negative effects on fetal thyroid function after gestational exposure, when given orally to a pregnant woman. Two cases of fetal hypothyroidism after gestational exposure to amiodarone by direct fetal intravenous route are described here.
ISSN: 0735-1631
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Section Woman - Miscellaneous (-)
× corresponding author
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