Comparison of Maternal Outcomes between Clinical and Subclinical Hypothyroid Pregnant Women admitted in a Subspecialty Department of a Tertiary Hospital

Authors

  • Farzana Sharmin Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Mahfuja Asma Consultant, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Attachment to Department of Fetomaternal Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Sanzida Mahmud Junior Consultant (Obstetrics and Gynecology), Sarkari Kormochary Hospital, Dhaka
  • Afzal Momin Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Neurology, National Institute of Neurosciences & Hospital, Dhaka
  • Tripti Rani Das 5Chairman and Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Firoza Begum Former Chairman & Professor, Department of Fetomaternal Medicine, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jcamr.v8i1.52474

Keywords:

Maternal outcomes, clinical, subclinical, hypothyroidism, pregnant women

Abstract

Background: Women with Hypothyroidism have higher pregnancy complication rates.

Objective: The purpose of the present study was to compare the effects of clinical and subclinical hypothyroidism on maternal outcomes.

Methodology: This cohort study was conducted in the Feto-Maternal Department of  Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh from a period of 6 months dated from September 2019 to February 2020 for a period of 6 months. All cases of the clinical and sub-clinical hypothyroid pregnant women admitted in this department. Maternal outcomes of both groups during pregnancy were recorded. Findings of the cases recorded carefully.

Result: This study was conducted among 75 patients, which was 14.79% of the total admitted cases during study period. Maximum (62.79%) number was found in the age group of 25 to 44 years in group I and 65.62% cases in group II.  (p<0.05). Severe Pre Eclampsia was observed 2(4.65%) cases and 6(18.75%) Group II. Abruptio placenta was observed 5(15.62%) cases in group II and none in group I. However Preterm delivery are three times more 39.5% in group I cases. Uterine rupture, abortion are   observed only in group II patients (p<0.05).

Conclusion: In conclusion maternal outcomes are significantly varied in clinical and subclinical hypothyroidism women during pregnancy.

Journal of Current and Advance Medical Research, January 2021;8(1):7-11

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2021-03-15

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Sharmin, F., Asma, M., Mahmud, S., Momin, A., Das, T. R., & Begum, F. (2021). Comparison of Maternal Outcomes between Clinical and Subclinical Hypothyroid Pregnant Women admitted in a Subspecialty Department of a Tertiary Hospital. Journal of Current and Advance Medical Research, 8(1), 7–11. https://doi.org/10.3329/jcamr.v8i1.52474

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