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Neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone concentration and psychomotor development at preschool age
  1. Caroline Trumpff1,
  2. Jean De Schepper2,
  3. Johan Vanderfaeillie3,
  4. Nathalie Vercruysse4,
  5. Herman Van Oyen1,
  6. Rodrigo Moreno-Reyes5,
  7. Jean Tafforeau1,
  8. Stefanie Vandevijvere1
  1. 1Unit of Public Health and Surveillance, Scientific Institute of Public Health, Brussels, Belgium
  2. 2Department of Paediatric Endocrinology, UZ Brussel, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
  3. 3Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium
  4. 4Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
  5. 5Department of Nuclear Medicine, Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
  1. Correspondence to Caroline Trumpff, Department of Public Health and Surveillance, Scientific Institute of Public Health, J. Wytsmanstraat 14, Brussels 1050, Belgium; caroline.trumpff{at}wiv-isp.be

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  • Contributors All authors contributed to the conception and the design of the study, the data interpretation, and the revision of the article. CT wrote the manuscript, performed the data collection and the data analysis. All authors helped in the interpretation of the results and helped to write the manuscript. All the authors approved the final version of the article.

  • Funding The ‘Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique Medicale’ (Grant number: 3.4572.11) and the ‘Belgian Federal Science Policy Office’.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Ethics approval The study protocol and consent form were approved by the Ethical Committee of the Erasmus hospital (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels) in accordance with the Code of Ethics of the World Medical Association for experiments involving humans (Declaration of Helsinki). This study was also approved by the Belgian Commission for the Protection of the Privacy Reference: RN29/2012.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors All authors contributed to the conception and the design of the study, the data interpretation, and the revision of the article. CT wrote the manuscript, performed the data collection and the data analysis. All authors helped in the interpretation of the results and helped to write the manuscript. All the authors approved the final version of the article.

  • Funding The ‘Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique Medicale’ (Grant number: 3.4572.11) and the ‘Belgian Federal Science Policy Office’.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Ethics approval The study protocol and consent form were approved by the Ethical Committee of the Erasmus hospital (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels) in accordance with the Code of Ethics of the World Medical Association for experiments involving humans (Declaration of Helsinki). This study was also approved by the Belgian Commission for the Protection of the Privacy Reference: RN29/2012.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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