Hazards of grand multiparity.

  title={Hazards of grand multiparity.},
  author={A Vehaskari and Jarmo Lahtinen and J Terho},
  journal={Annales chirurgiae et gynaecologiae Fenniae},
  volume={57 4},
The authors report the special obstetric characteristics of grand multiparas (GMs) and the extent to which the parturient's age affected the incidence of complications. 8 deliveries were chosen as the minimum of deliveries for classifying parturients as GMs in this study. In a series of 1567 deliveries over 10 years in the same hospital in Oulu, Finland, differences were noted between the obstetric behavior of GMs as compared with other parturients. Hypertensive disease was distinctly more… CONTINUE READING