117: Placental abruption & future long-term health of the offspring Academic Article uri icon


  • Objective Placental abruption is a significant cause of short-term perinatal morbidity and mortality. We aimed to evaluate the association between placental abruption and long-term health of the offspring. Study Design In this population-based cohort study, the incidence of long-term hospitalizations of the offspring due to cardiovascular, endocrine, hematological, respiratory and gastrointestinal morbidities was evaluated in offspring of patients with and without placental abruption. Deliveries occurred between the years 1991 and 2014 in a tertiary medical center. Multifetal pregnancies, pregnancies following fertility treatments, congenital anomalies, pregnancies lacking prenatal care, and perinatal mortality cases were excluded from the analysis. Kaplan-Meier survival curves were used to compare cumulative morbidity incidence. Cox proportional hazards models were performed to control for …

publication date

  • January 1, 2018