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Follow up prenatale e post natale dei feti IUGR: differenza di genere

Cugurullo, Francesca (2018) Follow up prenatale e post natale dei feti IUGR: differenza di genere. Doctoral Thesis.

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Aim: The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a difference in perinatal outcome by gender among growth-restricted fetuses.

Methods: This was a retrospective cohort study of intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) singleton pregnancies over a one year period. Clinical outcomes compared by gender included preterm delivery, perinatal mortality (PNM), respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), grade 3 or 4 intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH), necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), and periventricular leukomalacia (PVL). Statistical analysis included bivariate and multivariable techniques.

Results: One hundred singleton pregnancies with IUGR were identified in our Clinc. Fourtyseven (47.6%) were males. Birth weight was similar between the groups. After adjusting for maternal demographics, medical history, gestational age, mode of delivery, and antenatal corticosteroids, adverse perinatal outcomes were similar between the groups. Severity of outcomes was also similar between males and females.

Conclusion: The general concept that male fetuses have a lower clinical performance than females apparently does not apply in the case of intrauterine growth restriction. The scales are tipped by females, who are more prone to develop IUGR.

Item Type:Doctoral Thesis
ID Code:11852
Contributors:Dessole, Salvatore
Publisher:Universita' degli studi di Sassari
Uncontrolled Keywords:Feto, IUGR, genere, follow up
Subjects:Area 06 - Scienze mediche > MED/40 Ginecologia e ostetricia
Divisions:001 Università di Sassari > 01-a Nuovi Dipartimenti dal 2012 > Scienze Biomediche
Cicli, scuole e corsi:Ciclo 30 > Scienze biomediche > Medicina di genere dell'uomo, della donna e del bambino
Deposited On:08 Jun 2018 09:26

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