118: Preterm placental abruption and long term neurological morbidity of the offspring Academic Article uri icon


  • Objective Preterm placental abruption is a severe complication associated with significant perinatal morbidity and mortality. We aimed to evaluate the association between preterm placental abruption and long-term neurological morbidity of the offspring. Study Design In this population-based cohort study, the incidence of long-term neurological morbidity of offspring to patients with and without preterm placental abruption was evaluated. Deliveries occurred between the years 1991 and 2014 in a tertiary medical center. We excluded multifetal pregnancies, congenital anomalies, and perinatal mortality cases. Kaplan-Meier survival curve was used to compare cumulative morbidity incidence. Cox proportional hazards model was performed to control for confounders Results During the study period 13,945 preterm deliveries were included, of which 3.1%(n= 430) were in women with …

publication date

  • January 1, 2018