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Early-onset preeclampsia is associated with perinatal mortality and severe neonatal morbidity

Abstract Objective: To evaluate neonatal outcomes of pregnancies complicated by early-onset preeclampsia (PE) and compare these outcomes to those of gestational age matched neonates born to mothers whose pregnancy was not complicated by early-onset PE. Methods: We analyzed the outcome … Continue reading

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Golden 60 minutes of newborn’s life: Part 2: Term neonate

Abstract The concept of “Golden 60 minutes” or “Golden Hour” has been derived from adult trauma. It has been defined as the first 60 min of postnatal life. It has been seen that care received by any newborn in the initial first … Continue reading

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Impact of preterm birth on infant mortality for newborns with congenital heart defects: The EPICARD population-based cohort study

Congenital heart defects (CHD) and preterm birth (PTB) are major causes of infant mortality. However, limited data exist on risk of mortality associated with PTB for newborns with CHD. The study objective was to assess impact of PTB on risk … Continue reading

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A description of the methods of the aspirin supplementation for pregnancy indicated risk reduction in nulliparas (ASPIRIN) study

Preterm birth (PTB) remains the leading cause of neonatal mortality and long term disability throughout the world. Though complex in its origins, a growing body of evidence suggests that first trimester administration of low dose aspirin (LDA) may substantially reduce … Continue reading

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Early-onset preeclampsia is associated with perinatal mortality and severe neonatal morbidity

Objective: To evaluate neonatal outcomes of pregnancies complicated by early-onset preeclampsia (PE) and compare these outcomes to those of gestational age matched neonates born to mothers whose pregnancy was not complicated by early-onset PE. Methods: We analyzed the outcome in … Continue reading

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