Fetal macrosomia: obstetric outcome of 311 cases in UNTH, Enugu, Nigeria.

  title={Fetal macrosomia: obstetric outcome of 311 cases in UNTH, Enugu, Nigeria.},
  author={Hyginus Uzo Ezegwui and L. C. Ikeako and Chukwuma Egbuji},
  journal={Nigerian journal of clinical practice},
  volume={14 3},
BACKGROUND In modern obstetrics, fetal macrosomia is a major contributor to obstetric morbidity. It is an important cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality. AIM This study aims to determine the maternal characteristics, fetal and neonatal complications associated with fetal macrosomia, and its contribution to obstetric morbidity in Enugu, Nigeria. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a 3-year retrospective study carried out from 1 st January 2005 to 31 st December 2007. RESULTS There were a… CONTINUE READING
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