Long-term fetal outcomes in pregnant trauma patients.

  title={Long-term fetal outcomes in pregnant trauma patients.},
  author={Jason Lee Sperry and Brian M. Casey and Donald D. Mcintire and Joseph P. Minei and Larry M Gentilello and Shahid Shafi},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  volume={192 6},
BACKGROUND Trauma during pregnancy is associated with significant maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality, typically occurring during the hospital admission. Less is known about the delayed effects of trauma on pregnancy outcome once the patient has been discharged from the hospital with a viable fetus. METHODS A retrospective cohort study was conducted of pregnant trauma patients who were discharged from the trauma center with a viable fetus. Risk of preterm delivery (PTD) and low birth… CONTINUE READING


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