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A combined deficiency of iodine and selenium and its effect on pregnancy 

PERINATOLOGIYA I PEDIATRIYA. 2016.2(66):52-56; doi 10.15574/PP.2016.66.52 

A combined deficiency of iodine and selenium and its effect on pregnancy 

Limanska A. Yu, Davydova Yu. V., Mokrik O. M., Bulik L. M.

SI «Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, NAMS of Ukraine», Kiev, Ukraine 

In the article the impact of iodine and selenium on the process of gestation is analyzed. The complication of pregnancy and fetal developmental disorders during the deficit of these micronutrients is revealed. The necessity of compensation of iodine and selenium deficiency in pregnant women is proved. The modern possibilities of optimal choice of methods for correction of iodine and selenium deficiency diseases in pregnant and breast-feeding women are examined. 

Key words: microelements, deficiency, iodine, selenium, pregnancy, fetus, thyroid gland, preeclampsia. 


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