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Persistence of perinatal mortality due to congenital malformations in resource-poor settings.
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PMID:  22519479     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Every year, half a million babies are born with malformations, one-third of these life-threatening. The present study aims at analysing trends of perinatal mortality (PM) due to major congenital malformations (MCM) at a rural institute, for preventive possibilities. Records of all perinatal deaths due to MCM over 24 years were analysed. Perinatal deaths (PD) due to MCM were 346; overall 8.3% of PD (287 (82.94%) stillbirths; 59 (17.06%) neonatal deaths). There was a decreasing trend of contribution of MCM to PM: 9.52% in Block A to 6.95% in Block H; 26.87% of PD were due to nervous system anomalies: 3.76% in Block A to 2.02% in Block H. PM due to congenital heart disease increased from 0.87% in Block A to 6.94% in Block H. It is essential that a system exists to diagnose MCM at a gestation when abortion is possible. Research for prevention of anomalies needs to be continued.
Authors:
S Chhabra; R Darwade; K Dhawde
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1364-6893     ISO Abbreviation:  J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309140     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  350-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences , Sevagram, Wardha, Maharashtra , India.
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