Impact of maternal diabetes mellitus on mortality and morbidity of preterm infants (24-33 weeks' gestation).

@article{Bental2011ImpactOM,
  title={Impact of maternal diabetes mellitus on mortality and morbidity of preterm infants (24-33 weeks' gestation).},
  author={Yoram A Bental and Brian L Reichman and Yakov Shiff and M. Weisbrod and Valentina Boyko and Liat Lerner-Geva and Francis Benjamin Mimouni},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2011},
  volume={128 4},
  pages={e848-55}
}
OBJECTIVE We hypothesized that maternal diabetes mellitus (DM) increases the risk for mortality, respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), and major complications of prematurity. METHODS Analysis of prospectively collected (1995-2007) Israel National Very Low Birth Weight Infant Database. Maternal DM was recorded as pregestational or gestational. Multivariable logistic regression analysis was used to assess the independent effect of maternal DM status on infant mortality, RDS, and other… CONTINUE READING

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