Pregnancy with epilepsy: Obstetric and neonatal outcome of a controlled study

  title={Pregnancy with epilepsy: Obstetric and neonatal outcome of a controlled study},
  author={George E Mawer and Maria Briggs and Gus Baker and Rebecca Louise Bromley and Helen Coyle and Joanne Eatock and L. H. Glenton Kerr and Usha Kini and L. Kuzmyshcheva and Sam B Lucas and Lynne Wyatt and Jill Clayton-Smith},
PURPOSE To determine the influence of epilepsy and its treatment on pregnancy and its outcome. DESIGN Controlled, observational study. SETTING National Health Service maternity hospitals in Liverpool and Manchester regions. POPULATION 277 women with epilepsy (WWE) and 315 control women. METHODS WWE were recruited from antenatal clinics. Controls were matched for age and parity but not gestational age. Information was obtained by interview and from clinical records. MAIN OUTCOME… CONTINUE READING


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