Short-term neonatal outcome in low-risk, spontaneous, singleton, late preterm deliveries.

@article{Melamed2009ShorttermNO,
  title={Short-term neonatal outcome in low-risk, spontaneous, singleton, late preterm deliveries.},
  author={N Y E Melamed and Gil Klinger and Kinneret Tenenbaum-Gavish and Tina Herscovici and Nehama Linder and Moshe Hod and Yariv Yogev},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={114 2 Pt 1},
  pages={253-60}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the effect of gestational age on short-term neonatal morbidity in cases of spontaneous, low-risk singleton late preterm deliveries and to identify predictors of adverse neonatal outcome. METHODS This was a retrospective study of all spontaneous, low-risk late preterm deliveries (34 0/7 to 36 6/7 weeks of gestation) during the years 1997 to 2006 (n=2,478). Multiple gestations and pregnancies complicated by preterm premature rupture of membranes (PROM) or maternal or fetal… CONTINUE READING