Maternal and neonatal outcomes in pregnancies complicated by systemic lupus erythematosus: a population-based study.

@article{Nili2013MaternalAN,
  title={Maternal and neonatal outcomes in pregnancies complicated by systemic lupus erythematosus: a population-based study.},
  author={Firouzeh Nili and Lynne McLeod and Colleen O'Connell and Evelyn D Sutton and Douglas D. McMillan},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={323-328}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine maternal and neonatal outcomes in pregnancies complicated by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). METHODS In a retrospective cohort study using the Nova Scotia Atlee Perinatal Database, 97 pregnancies in women with SLE, with 99 live births, were compared with 211 355 pregnancies in women without SLE and their 214 115 babies. All were delivered in Nova Scotia between 1988 and 2008. RESULTS In women with SLE, gestational age at birth and mean neonatal birth weight were… CONTINUE READING

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