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Timing and special concerns regarding endocrine surgery during pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12800535     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pregnancy may occur in the setting of endocrine diseases or be the first time these diseases manifest clinically. Management of pregnancy in these circumstances is challenging and requires a high degree of vigilance on the part of the treating physicians. The best outcome is achieved by a multidisciplinary approach consisting of endocrinology, obstetrics, anesthesiology, and endocrine surgery.
Authors:
Susan Sam; Mark E Molitch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0889-8529     ISO Abbreviation:  Endocrinol. Metab. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2003 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-06-12     Completed Date:  2004-02-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800104     Medline TA:  Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  337-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Molecular Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA. s-sam@northwestern.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cushing Syndrome / surgery*
Embryonic and Fetal Development / physiology
Endocrine Surgical Procedures / methods
Female
Humans
Hyperaldosteronism / surgery*
Pheochromocytoma / surgery*
Pituitary Neoplasms / surgery*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / surgery*
Pregnancy Complications, Neoplastic / surgery
Thyroid Neoplasms / surgery*
Time Factors

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