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Study of perinatal outcome in pregnancy with sickle cell disease

Authors:Neema Acharya, A Kriplani, C. Hariharan
Int J Biol Med Res. 2013; 4(2): 3185- 3188  |  PDF File


PURPOSE To study the perinatal outcomes and complications of pregnancy in babies born tomothers with sickle cell anaemia or trai and . To establish a comparison between this study and the previous studies done on this topic. MATERIALS AND METHODS-A Case control study conducted in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,Acharya Vinoba Bhave Rural Hospital(A.V.B.R.H.)wardha,India. RESULT-Maternal complication mailnly foud were, anaemia preeclampsia, and pregnancy-induced hypertension whereas growth restriction prematurity were foud predominantlyfetiof sickle cell positive patients. CONCLUSION Sickle cell hemoglobinopathy is a common disease in this part of central india(wardha district)with the prevalence being 5.7%.pregnancy with sickle cell disease is found to be associated with feto maternal complications.