Neonatal and Maternal Complications of Placenta Praevia and Its Risk Factors in Tikur Anbessa Specialized and Gandhi Memorial Hospitals: Unmatched Case-Control Study.

Tikur Anbessa专科医院和甘地纪念医院前置胎盘的新生儿和产妇并发症及其危险因素: 无与伦比的病例对照研究。

  • 影响因子:1.84
  • DOI:10.1155/2020/5630296
  • 作者列表:"Adere A","Mulu A","Temesgen F
  • 发表时间:2020-01-06

Background:Placenta praevia is a disorder that happens during pregnancy when the placenta is abnormally placed in the lower uterine segment, which at times covers the cervix. The incidence of placenta praevia is 3-5 per 1000 pregnancies worldwide and is still rising because of increasing caesarean section rates. Objective:To assess and identify the risk factors and maternal and neonatal complications associated with placenta praevia. Method and Materials. Target populations for this study were all women diagnosed with placenta praevia transvaginally or transabdominally either during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy or intraoperatively in Tikur Anbessa Specialized and Gandhi Memorial Hospitals. The study design was unmatched case-control study. Data was carefully extracted from medical records, reviewed, and analyzed. Unconditional logistic regression analysis was performed using adjusted odds ratios (AOR) with 95% confidence intervals. Results:Pregnancies complicated by placenta praevia were 303. Six neonatal deaths were recorded in this study. The magnitude of placenta praevia observed was 0.7%. Advanced maternal age (≥35) (AOR 6.3; 95% CI: 3.20, 12.51), multiparity (AOR 2.2; 95% CI: 1.46, 3.46), and previous history of caesarean section (AOR 2.7; 95% CI: 1.64, 4.58) had an increased odds of placenta praevia. Postpartum anemia (AOR 14.6; 95% CI: 6.48, 32.87) and blood transfusion 1-3 units (AOR 2.7; 95% CI: 1.10, 6.53) were major maternal complications associated with placenta praevia. Neonates born to women with placenta praevia were at increased risk of respiratory syndrome (AOR 4; 95% CI: 1.24, 13.85), IUGR (AOR 6.3; 95% CI: 1.79, 22.38), and preterm birth (AOR 8; 95% CI: 4.91, 12.90). Conclusion:Advanced maternal age, multiparity, and previous histories of caesarean section were significantly associated risk factors of placenta praevia. Adverse maternal outcomes associated with placenta praevia were postpartum anemia and the need for blood transfusion. Neonates born from placenta praevia women were also at risk of being born preterm, intrauterine growth restriction, and respiratory distress syndrome.


背景: 前置胎盘是一种在怀孕期间发生的疾病,当胎盘异常置于子宫下段时,有时会覆盖子宫颈。在世界范围内,前置胎盘的发病率为3-5/1000次妊娠,并且由于剖宫产率的增加而仍在上升。 目的: 探讨前置胎盘的危险因素及母婴并发症。方法和材料。本研究的目标人群是在Tikur Anbessa specified和Gandhi Memorial Hospitals的妊娠第二和第三个三个月期间或术中经阴道或经腹诊断为前置胎盘的所有女性.该研究设计是无与伦比的病例对照研究。数据从病历中仔细提取,审查和分析。使用95% 置信区间的校正优势比 (AOR) 进行非条件logistic回归分析。 结果: 妊娠合并前置胎盘占303。在这项研究中记录了6例新生儿死亡。观察到的前置胎盘的大小为0.7%。高龄产妇 (≥ 35岁) (AOR 6.3; 95% CI: 3.20,12.51) 、多胎 (AOR 2.2; 95% CI: 1.46,3.46) 和既往剖腹产史 (AOR 2.7; 95% CI: 1.64,4.58) 发生前置胎盘的几率增加。产后贫血 (AOR 14.6; 95% CI: 6.48,32.87) 和输血1-3单位 (AOR 2.7; 95% CI: 1.10,6.53) 是与前置胎盘相关的主要母体并发症。前置胎盘妇女出生的新生儿患呼吸综合征 (AOR 4; 95% CI: 1.24,13.85),IUGR (AOR 6.3; 95% CI: 1.79,22.38) 和早产 (AOR 8; 95% CI: 4.91,12.90) 的风险增加。 结论: 高龄、多次产次和既往剖宫产史是前置胎盘的危险因素。与前置胎盘相关的不良产妇结局是产后贫血和需要输血。由前置胎盘妇女出生的新生儿也有早产、宫内生长受限和呼吸窘迫综合征的风险。



作者列表:["Li J","Yu B","Wang W","Luo D","Dai QL","Gan XQ"]

METHODS::Objective: To investigate whether intact umbilical cord milking (I-UCM) can aggravate infection or result in other undesirable complications in preterm infants with premature prolonged rupture of membranes (PPROM).Methods: Neonates vaginally delivered between 28 and 37 weeks' gestation and complicated by PPROM before birth were randomly divided into two groups according to the cord clamping procedure: I-UCM before clamping and immediate cord clamping (ICC). Various parameters of the study participants were compared between the two groups.Results: Of 102 preterm infants, 48 and 54 were randomly allocated to the I-UCM and ICC groups, respectively. There were no significant differences between the two groups regarding hematological parameters (platelet count, white blood count, neutrophil ratio, and C-reactive protein) or neonatal outcomes (probable or certain neonatal infection, respiratory distress syndrome, necrotizing enterocolitis, and intraventricular hemorrhage) (p > .05). However, preterm neonates in the I-UCM group had higher serum hemoglobin and hematocrit levels (p < .05) and received fewer blood transfusions (p < .05) than those in the ICC group.Conclusion: Milking the umbilical cord to a preterm neonate with PPROM will not aggravate neonatal infection or result in other undesirable complications. This simple procedure will improve hemoglobin values and hematocrit levels and may lessen the need for transfusion during the neonatal period.

作者列表:["Silva LVCD","Javorski N","André Cavalcanti Brandão L","Lima MC","Crovella S","Eickmann SH"]

METHODS::Background: The mannose-binding lectin (MBL2) and nitric oxide synthase 3 (NOS3) genes are associated with the immune response against inflammatory processes, have been reported as possibly related with premature birth. Until now, most of the researches regarding the genetic influence of prematurity have revealed limited results because only investigating the child or the mothers' genotypes, thus not exploring the possible effects of interactions between these genotypes or the interactions with environmental factors related to the duration of pregnancy.Objective: We performed a replica study investigating the influence of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in MBL2 and NOS3 genes on premature birth, also considering socioeconomic, demographic, and gestational factors.Materials and methods: We conducted a case-control study with 189 mother-infant dyads, with 104 spontaneous preterm births and 85 term births from Recife, Brazil. We used peripheral blood samples and umbilical cord samples to extract DNA. Functional SNPs at exon 1 and promoter region of MBL2 and NOS3 RS1799983 SNP were genotyped using direct sequencing and fluorescent allelic specific TaqMan® assays respectively. Data were analyzed using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS®) program with bivariate association and logistic multivariate regression tests.Results: We observed a prevalence of MBL2 wild-type genotype in the mother-infant dyad of the preterm group and polymorphic genotype in the mother-infant dyad of term birth. The haplotype LYA predominated in our sample, being more frequent in the preterm group, while the haplotype LYB, correlated with lower levels of MBL protein, was more frequent in the term birth group. About NOS3 RS1799983 SNP, the G/G genotype was more frequent throughout the sample. The heterozygous genotype predominated among women from the preterm group, showed a borderline difference between the groups. When MBL2 genotypes of the mother and son were analyzed together, codon 54 of MBL2 remained associated with prematurity. When the variables with p value lower than .20 in the bivariate analysis were analyzed by logistic regression, the low weight of the pregnant woman in relation to the gestational age, the occurrence of preterm premature rupture of membranes, urinary tract infection during birth and maternal history of other premature births were risk factors to prematurity. On the other hand, the presence of B allele at codon 54 of maternal MBL2 was a protective factor for the occurrence of spontaneous premature birth. In contrast, a borderline association was established between the maternal genetic variation within NOS3 gene and the outcome studied.Conclusions: Our study, limited by the small number of patients enrolled, indicates that MBL2 and NOS3 functional SNPs are associated with the occurrence of spontaneous prematurity and the regulation of the maternal inflammatory response. Despite these results are in agreement with previously reports, our findings do not replicate the ones reported in a large genome-wide association study performed on quite high number of subjects. Thus, we can conclude that MBL2 and NOS3 functional SNPs are plausible candidate risk factors just in few preterm birth cases, and consequently they cannot be included in the general diagnostic practice.

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METHODS::Objective: To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes by forceps vaginal delivery versus cesarean delivery during the second stage of labor.Methods: We conducted a retrospective cohort study in a large tertiary maternity center in Shanghai, China through 2007-2016. A total of 7046 women carrying a singleton term nonanomalous fetus with vertex presentation who underwent forceps vaginal delivery, or cesarean delivery from a low station in the second stage of labor were included.Results: Of the 7046 women, 6265 underwent forceps and 781 underwent second stage cesarean delivery. Forceps were associated with lower frequency of maternal infection (2.2 versus 4.7%), but higher incidence of mild postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) (4.3 versus 0.6%). When the procedures were performed for fetal indication, forceps were associated with lower frequency of the composite of perinatal mortality and/or hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) (0.5 versus 1.9%; adjusted odds ratio (aOR), 0.24; 95% CI: 0.08-0.75), and also shorter decision to delivery interval (12.3 ± 3.5 versus 19.1 ± 5.0 min). The neonatal infection rate was higher in the forceps group (3.9 versus 2.0%). There were no differences in other neonatal outcomes including birth trauma.Conclusions: In women who had a need for intervention during the second stage with a station of +2 or below, forceps were associated with a lower frequency of maternal infection but a higher rate of PPH. Deliveries performed for nonreassuring status were accomplished faster by forceps and were associated with a lower frequency of the composite of perinatal mortality and HIE.

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