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Caesarean route of delivery and hyaline membrane disease: a hospital-based case-control study in Greater Beirut.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14629318     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A hospital-based case-control study was conducted to examine the relationship between hyaline membrane disease (HMD) and caesarean route of delivery, in light of sociodemographic, obstetric and perinatal confounders and risk modifying factors. The study population consisted of 78 HMD cases and a control group of 803 infants delivered at 25-36 weeks' gestation and admitted over a 16-month period to nine hospitals in Greater Beirut, Lebanon. The likelihood of delivery by caesarean section was nearly twice as high among newborn infants diagnosed with HMD as compared with the non-HMD control group (OR = 2.02, [95% CI 1.04, 3.92], after adjusting for fetal growth ratio, one-minute Apgar score, maternal age, antenatal steroid administration and pregnancy-related complications. The impact of caesarean section on HMD was considerably more important in infants delivered < or = 32 weeks' gestation (OR = 2.10, [95% CI 0.79, 5.52]) as compared with those delivered afterwards (OR = 1.13, [95% CI 0.40, 3.21]).
Hind Beydoun; Khalid A Yunis; Mustapha Khogali; Ihab Usta; Hala Tamim;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Multicenter Study; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0269-5022     ISO Abbreviation:  Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol     Publication Date:  2003 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-11-21     Completed Date:  2004-02-05     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8709766     Medline TA:  Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  363-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
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MeSH Terms
Case-Control Studies
Cesarean Section / adverse effects*,  utilization
Confounding Factors (Epidemiology)
Gestational Age
Hyaline Membrane Disease / etiology*
Infant, Low Birth Weight
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Logistic Models
Maternal Age
Risk Factors

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