Maternal complications and neonatal events associated with multiple pregnancies resulting from assisted reproduction techniques

Maternal complications and neonatal events associated with multiple pregnancies resulting from assisted reproduction techniques

Author Graner, Viviane Rodrigues Google Scholar
Oliveira de Barros, Sonia Maria Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Institution Santa Joana Hosp & Matern
Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Israelite Albert Einstein Hosp
Abstract Multiple pregnancy is the most frequent and serious iatrogenic complication of the assisted reproduction techniques. The purpose of this study was to know the maternal complications and neonatal events associated to multiple pregnancies, resulting from assisted reproduction in a reference center in the field of assisted reproduction. This was an observational, cross-section, descriptive and retrospective study performed at Hospital e Maternidade Santa Joana, a reference center in the area of human reproduction in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The studied population consisted of 131 medical records of pregnant women admitted with clinical pathologies and in labor, resulting from multiple pregnancies resulting from assisted reproduction techniques. The predominant maternal complications were: premature labor (65.5%) and premature amniorrhexis (42%), The most frequent neonatal occurrences were respiratory diseases (65.1%), jaundice (38.4%), metabolic disorders (13%) and neurological diseases (9%).
Keywords Infertility
Obstetrical nursing
Reproductive techniques
Language English
Date 2009-03-01
Published in Revista Da Escola De Enfermagem Da Usp. Cerquera Cesar: Univ Sao Paolo, v. 43, n. 1, p. 99-105, 2009.
ISSN 0080-6234 (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Univ Sao Paolo
Extent 99-105
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0080-62342009000100013
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000265285900013
SciELO ID S0080-62342009000100013 (statistics in SciELO)
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/11600/45426

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