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OBJECTIVE To study the risk of alloimmunization in pregnant women with sickle cell disease (SCD) and of isoimmunization in their offspring. METHOD Thirty mothers with SCD were studied and their 35 neonates (group 1) were compared with 538 infants of mothers without hemoglobinopathies (group 2). RESULT Six mothers with SCD developed alloantibodies. There(More)
BACKGROUND Prior to 1996, most women who had undergone two previous cesarean deliveries were offered only cesarean delivery at Al-Hasa Health Centre. A policy of trial of labor was instituted in 1996. We compared the outcome of trial of labor versus cesarean delivery in women with a history of two previous cesarean deliveries who delivered between 1997 and(More)
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