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OBJECTIVE Cases of perinatal death attributed to suboptimal perinatal care between 1979 and 1992 inclusive at a large, tertiary care center are reviewed. STUDY DESIGN The study compared two periods: 1979-1985 and 1986-1992. The perinatal morbidity-mortality committee analyzed patient records for the mothers and neonates, delivery room records, the results(More)
We reviewed 488 twin pregnancies that resulted in the birth of neonates weighing 1000 g or more. Complications were present in 56.7% of all pregnancies; most common were threat of premature labor (17.4%) and preeclampsia (14.5%). Perinatal mortality was 31.8 per thousand. Eighty percent of neonatal deaths in twin pregnancies involved newborns weighing less(More)
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