751: Preeclampsia, SGA and cerebral palsy: lesson from a population-based study Academic Article uri icon


  • Objective Cerebral palsy is late complication of pregnancy. There is a debate regarding the role of preeclampsia in the pathogenesis of this complication. Thus, the aims of this study were to: 1) determine in a population based cohort study the association between preeclampsia (PE) and cerebral palsy; and 2) to study the impact of small for gestational age (SGA) neonate and gestational age at delivery on this association. Study Design A retrospective population based cohort studies was design, including 237,735 singleton deliveries. The study population was divided into two groups 1) PE (n= 10134) and 2) normotensive gestations (n= 227601). GEE model was conducted to study the association between PE, SGA, and gestational age at delivery. Results 1) the rate of cerebral palsy was double in patients with PE than in the normotensive group [0.2%(20/10134) vs. 0.1%(254 …

publication date

  • January 1, 2015