Preterm birth: seven-year retrospective study in a single centre population

  title={Preterm birth: seven-year retrospective study in a single centre population},
  author={Roberta Granese and Eloisa Gitto and Gabriella D'Angelo and Raffaele Falsaperla and Giovanni Corsello and Donatella Amadore and Calogero Rinoldo and Ilaria Fazzolari and Roberta Grasso and Onofrio Triolo},
  booktitle={Italian journal of pediatrics},
BackgroundPreterm birth is a health and social problem, considered the leading cause of neonatal mortality worldwide. It is associated with higher rates of neurodevelopmental morbidity, sensorineural impairments and other complications. The aim of the study was to describe the incidence and the major risk factors associated with preterm birth.MethodsWe performed a single center, observational and retrospective Cohort study in the Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital “G… CONTINUE READING


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