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Causes of perinatal death defined by autopsy at Ramathibodi Hospital.
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PMID:  1402487     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Most causes of death during the fetal period are still unknown in all birth weight groups. Intrauterine anoxia evidence by clinical data and autopsy finding is the leading known cause in infants 1,001-2,500 g and over 2,500 g. In the early neonatal period in infants 1,001-2,500 g and over 2,500 g, the most common cause of death is congenital malformation which was also found as the main cause in the late neonatal over 2,500 g group. More than half of the deaths in the late neonatal period 1,001-2,500 g group, were caused by infection. Congenital syphilis and tetanus neonatorum which existed in the first study were not found in this study which reflects improved medical care.
Y Boonpasat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  75 Suppl 1     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  1992 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-11-19     Completed Date:  1992-11-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  THAILAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  76-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
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MeSH Terms
Birth Weight
Cause of Death*
Hospitals, University
Infant Mortality*
Infant, Newborn
Risk Factors
Thailand / epidemiology

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