Pregnancy and delivery in women with spinal muscular atrophy

@article{Elsheikh2017PregnancyAD,
  title={Pregnancy and delivery in women with spinal muscular atrophy},
  author={B. Elsheikh and Xiaoli Zhang and K. Swoboda and Sharon Chelnick and Sandra P. Reyna and S. Kolb and J. Kissel},
  journal={International Journal of Neuroscience},
  year={2017},
  volume={127},
  pages={953 - 957}
}
ABSTRACT Objectives: To expand the limited available knowledge about pregnancy and delivery in women with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) using a cohort of genetically proven SMA patients from USA. Methods: This was a cross-sectional questionnaire-based study. We mailed questionnaires to 58 women with confirmed SMA. Results: Thirty-two women responded, reporting 35 pregnancies, including 19 women with at least one pregnancy. In this cohort, preterm labor and delivery by cesarean section were more… Expand

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