Hyperthyroid heart disease in pregnancy: Retrospective analysis of a case series and review of the literature
Dan Shan, Qiu-He Chen, Yu-Xia Wu, Qian Chen, Ya-Yi Hu, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
Dan Shan, Qiu-He Chen, Yu-Xia Wu, Qian Chen, Ya-Yi Hu, Key Laboratory of Birth Defects and Related Diseases of Women and Children, Sichuan University, Ministry of Education, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
Yi Bai, Department of Medical Records Management, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
Author contributions: Shan D and Hu YY designed the study and wrote the paper; Bai Y, Chen QH, Wu YX, and Chen Q collected the patients’ clinical data; all authors have read and approved the final version of this manuscript.
Supported by Science and Technology Department of Sichuan Province, No. 2019YJ0086; and Clinical Research Fund of West China Second University Hospital of Sichuan University, No. KL024.
Institutional review board statement: The Ethics Committee of West China Second University Hospital of Sichuan University in Chengdu, China approved our exploration and analysis of these patients’ data.
Informed consent statement: Patients were not required to give informed consent to the study because the analysis used anonymous data that were obtained after each patient agreed to treatment by written consent.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors of this manuscript have no conflicts of interest to disclose.
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Corresponding author: Ya-Yi Hu, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, West China Second University Hospital, Sichuan University, No. 20, Renmin South Road, Section 3, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: June 18, 2019
Peer-review started: June 22, 2019
First decision: August 1, 2019
Revised: August 20, 2019
Accepted: August 26, 2019
Article in press: August 26, 2019
Published online: October 6, 2019