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Obstetrical implications in multiple pregnancies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7847021     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In the present study 90 multiple pregnancies were examined. These were subdivided on the basis of the number of embryos involved (74 twins, 10 triplets, 6 quintuplets) and on whether they were followed at our clinic for the entire pregnancy or not. In each group we analysed certain variables, calculating the respective mean values and standard deviations. We used the ANOVA test to discriminate the eventual differences in the means of the variables analysed, operating a p < 0.05 significance value. In addition, significant differences were analysed by the test of Contrasts (Scheffe F-test). The concept that emerged from the data investigated is that careful management of these pregnancies, carried out in high-level structures, can reduce the incidence of complications on both the maternal and fetal side and thus prevent "minimal brain damage" in the newborn.
Authors:
A Pachì; R Paesano; T Giorgetti; C Conti Puorger; V Petrelli; G Ianiro; M T Rocino; G Spera
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta geneticae medicae et gemellologiae     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0001-5660     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Genet Med Gemellol (Roma)     Publication Date:  1994  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-03-06     Completed Date:  1995-03-06     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370314     Medline TA:  Acta Genet Med Gemellol (Roma)     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  33-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
2nd Obstetrics and Gynaecology Clinic, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abortion, Spontaneous / epidemiology
Adult
Delivery, Obstetric / methods*
Female
Humans
Incidence
Obstetric Labor Complications / epidemiology*
Obstetric Labor, Premature / epidemiology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / epidemiology
Pregnancy Outcome
Pregnancy, Multiple*
Quintuplets
Triplets
Twins

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