hrp0084p2-573 | Thyroid | ESPE2015

Characteristics of Delayed TSH Elevation in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Newborns

Zung Amnon , Yehieli Arie , Almashanu Shlomo

Background: Delayed TSH elevation (dTSH) is defined by normal TSH on the initial neonatal screening followed by elevated TSH on the second screen. Several studies concluded that dTSH is associated with low birth weight (BW) and is mostly transient.Objective and hypotheses: To elucidate clinical characteristics of dTSH in a large cohort of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) newborns.Method: Clinical data were gathered from a cohort...