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Twin pregnancies in subsaharan africa- lagos experience.
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PMID:  22712669     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract A total of 2,879 deliveries were conducted within two years and 92 were twin deliveries constituting 3.2% or 1 in 31 deliveries. The mean age and parity was 30.4±3.9 years and 1.3±1.4 respectively. Male infants constituted 54.4% of the twins with a sex ratio of 1.2 boys to 1.0 girl. Among twin deliveries, presentation of cephalic-cephalic was the commonest. Caesarean section rate was 65.2% in the overall twin pregnancies. Commonest indication for perinatal admission was prematurity. None of the twins delivered before 28 weeks gestation survived whereas survival was almost certain from 32weeks gestation. There was generally no significance difference in the outcome of the babies with respect to chorionicity. Perinatal mortality was high compared with that of singleton with prematurity being the leading cause of death.
Omololu Adegbola; Olajumoke Morenike Akindele
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
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Created Date:  2012-6-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria.
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