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Expectant management in severe preeclampsia

Guruvare, Shyamala and Kushtagi, Pralhad (2009) Expectant management in severe preeclampsia. Trendz in Medical World, 1 (2). pp. 18-21.

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Abstract

Maternal and perinatal outcome of expectant management was studied in 52 women with severe preeclampsia admitted between 24–34 weeks of gestation. Pregnancies could be prolonged by an average of 9 days and the average birth weight was 1238 g (SD 338). The overall perinatal survival was 85.4% and it was 66% among babies weighing less than 1000 g suggesting that use of expectant management for preterm severe preeclampsia is feasible in the Indian setup.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Severe preeclampsia; expectant management
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 18 May 2012 06:44
Last Modified: 18 May 2012 06:44
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/76441

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