Impact of advanced maternal age on neonatal survival of twin small-for-gestational-age subtypes.

@article{Kristensen2007ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of advanced maternal age on neonatal survival of twin small-for-gestational-age subtypes.},
  author={Sibylle Kristensen and Hamisu M. Salihu and Louis G. Keith and Russell S Kirby and Mary Ann B Pass and Karen B Fowler},
  journal={The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research},
  year={2007},
  volume={33 3},
  pages={259-65}
}
AIM We examined the impact of advanced maternal age (>40 years old) on the survival of twin small-for-gestational-age (SGA) infants, that is, infants who were smaller in size than was expected for the baby's sex, genetic heritage, and gestational age. METHODS The present study was a retrospective cohort study on twin live births in the USA from 1995 to 1998 inclusive. Two categories of SGA babies were defined: discordant (when only one of a twin pair was SGA) and concordant (when both were… CONTINUE READING