OVERVIEW OF CHINESE NEWBORN SCREENING FOR CONGENITAL HYPOTHYROIDISM
Dr. Juan Liu
Dr. Yonglin Liu
Dr. Xia Li
Journal Title:International Journal of Medical Studies
Neonatal screening has become one of the most successful public health policy since the start. The purpose of neonatal screening for congenital hypothyroidism disease is to find serious, treatable disease in newborn children and apply appropriate interventions, and when to avoid or ameliorate adverse outcomes. Neonatal screening is gradually popular today, with improvement in detection technology, systems technology to enhance and improve diagnosis and treatment. Chinese new born screening for congenital hypothyroidism thyroid level will rapidly increase. Currently, in most Chinese provinces to carry out newborn disease screening programs carried congenital hypothyroidism screening.
KEYWORDS: Neonatal screening, Congenital hypothyroidism, China