Pregnancy outcomes amongst thalassemia traits

Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Tharangrut HanprasertpongSavitree Pranpanus

Abstract

To compare the pregnancy outcome between pregnancies affected and not affected by thalassemia trait. A retrospective case-control cohort study was conducted on singleton pregnant women who attended antenatal care and delivered at Songklanagarind Hospital. All of the participating thalassemia trait pregnant women were diagnosed based on hemoglobin typing and/or DNA analysis. A ratio of around 1-1 was used to compare their pregnancy outcomes with normal pregnant women. Seven hundred thirty-nine thalassemia trait and 799 normal pregnant women were included in the study. All of the women were Thai nationals living in the Southern Region of Thailand and nearly all of them had spontaneously conceived. Maternal complication rates of gestational diabetes, preterm birth, antepartum bleeding, postpartum bleeding, shoulder dystocia and puerperal morbidity, and the rates of neonatal complications: macrosomia, fetal weight <2,000 g, intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), stillbirth, low Apgar score (<7) at 1 and 5 min and NICU admission, were not significantly different between the two groups. The rate of pre-eclampsia, however, was significantly different, with RRs of 1.73 (CI 1.01-3.00). The thalassemia trait condition did not affect the...Continue Reading

References

Jul 31, 2001·International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders : Journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity·N J SebireS Robinson
Sep 12, 2007·The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research·Meenakshi T SahuAmita Pandey
Nov 26, 2008·International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics : the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics·Theera TongsongSuchaya Luewan
Dec 17, 2008·International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics : the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics·Suchaya LuewanTheera Tongsong
Sep 21, 2010·BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth·Chaturica AthukoralaCaroline A Crowther
Oct 16, 2010·International Journal of Clinical Practice·S M P J JansA L M Lagro-Janssen
Apr 13, 2011·BJOG : an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology·G M MaruottiP Martinelli
Nov 15, 2011·Best Practice & Research. Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology·Tak Yeung Leung, Terence T Lao

Citations

Apr 30, 2015·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·Walairat KemthongTheera Tongsong
Jul 16, 2014·Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology : the Journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology·B Chisnall, D Webster
Dec 17, 2014·Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology : the Journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology·Tharangrut Hanprasertpong, J Hanprasertpong
Oct 20, 2015·Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics·Chitrakan CharoenboonTheera Tongsong
Jun 11, 2017·Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology : the Journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology·Kuntharee TraisrisilpTheera Tongsong
Jul 28, 2016·Maternal and Child Health Journal·Supatra SirichotiyakulTheera Tongsong
Sep 19, 2018·Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India·Anahita Chauhan, Madhva Prasad
Apr 12, 2021·Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics·Jan KasparekGabriela Amstad Bencaiova

Related Concepts

Apgar Score
Dystocia
Fetal Growth Retardation
Fetal Macrosomia
Eryhem
Immediate Postpartum Hemorrhage
Pre-Eclampsia
Pregnancy Outcome
Retrospective Studies
Thalassemia

Related Feeds

Anemia

Anemia develops when your blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells. Anemia of inflammation (AI, also called anemia of chronic disease) is a common, typically normocytic, normochromic anemia that is caused by an underlying inflammatory disease. Here is the latest research on anemia.

Related Papers

International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics : the Official Organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
S SkrablinI Kuvacić
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research : JCDR
Anjana Verma, Lalit Shrimali
© 2021 Meta ULC. All rights reserved