Advanced abdominal pregnancy — A review of 23 cases

@article{White1989AdvancedAP,
  title={Advanced abdominal pregnancy — A review of 23 cases},
  author={R. G. White},
  journal={Irish Journal of Medical Science},
  year={1989},
  volume={158},
  pages={77-78}
}
  • R. G. White
  • Published 1989
  • Medicine
  • Irish Journal of Medical Science
SummaryTwenty-three cases of advanced abdominal pregnancy were managed at Harare Hospital, Zimbabwe, over a 10 year period. The incidence was 1 in 9500 total deliveries and 1 in 60 ectopic pregnancies. There were no maternal deaths but perinatal mortality was 83%. Of the 5 liveborn infants, 4 had pressure deformities and 3 were small for gestational age. There was one neonatal death due to pulmonary hypoplasia. Diagnosis is difficult and is often first suggested by failed induction of labour in… Expand
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