Thyroid Hormone Levels in Term and Preterm Neonates
SCREENING THYROID HORMONE levels in the neonate during the first week of life is important because of their valuable link in identifying congenital hypothyroidism (CH), a condition that leads to mental retardation if left untreated. However, if CH is diagnosed early, it can be treated.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 1, 2007
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