Early morbidity and neurodevelopmental outcome in low-birthweight infants born after third trimester bleeding.

@article{Spinillo1994EarlyMA,
  title={Early morbidity and neurodevelopmental outcome in low-birthweight infants born after third trimester bleeding.},
  author={Arsenio Spinillo and Elisa Fazzi and Mauro Stronati and Alessandra Ometto and E Capuzzo and Secondo Guaschino},
  journal={American journal of perinatology},
  year={1994},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={85-90}
}
Neonatal mortality, morbidity, and neurodevelopmental sequelae were compared between a consecutive series of 77 liveborn, low-birthweight (less than 2500 g) infants delivered after third trimester bleeding and 154 appropriate control infants of similar gestational age. Infants born after abruptio placentae had lower Apgar scores at 1 minute and higher rates of acidosis in comparison with control infants. In multivariate analysis, the infants in this group had higher risks of severe… CONTINUE READING