hrp0084p1-126 | Thyroid | ESPE2015

Characteristics and Outcome of Neonates with Congenital Hypothyroidism Born After In Vitro Fertilisation

Giogli Vassiliki , Kanaka-Gantenbein Christina , Arditi Jessica-Debora , Platis Dimitris , Chouliaras George , Kourkouti Chrysoula , Kosteria Ioanna , Gika Anna , Iliadi Alexandra , Chrousos George , Girginoudis Panagiotis , Voutetakis Antonis

Background: In vitro fertilisation (IVF) has been widely used during the last decades. Increased susceptibility to birth defects and a higher cardiometabolic risk in children born after IVF than naturally conceived (NC) children have been reported. Also, a higher incidence of hyperthyrotropinemia has been noted in children born after IVF with respect to NC children and has been attributed to an epigenetic modification of the TSH set-point.Object...