[Sickle cell anemia and pregnancy: review of 68 cases in Guadeloupe].

@article{LeborgneSamuel2000SickleCA,
  title={[Sickle cell anemia and pregnancy: review of 68 cases in Guadeloupe].},
  author={Yannick Leborgne-Samuel and Eustase Janky and F. Venditelli and J. -G. Salin and J. B. Daijardin and B. Couchy and Maryse Etienne-Julan and Colette Berchel},
  journal={Journal de gynecologie, obstetrique et biologie de la reproduction},
  year={2000},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          86-93
        }
}
Pregnancy in women with major sickle cell syndromes is a high risk maternofetal situation. This descriptive study presents the features and the clinical course of 68 pregnancies in sickle cell women who were delivered in Guadeloupe from January 1(st) 1993 to December 31(st) 1997. Specific complications were observed in all hemoglobin types, but with a severer course in SS women. Painful vaso-occlusive crises were the main causes of hospitalisation (88% of SS pregnancies and 27% of SC… CONTINUE READING

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