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Study of Pregnancy Outcome in E-Beta Thalassaemia Mothers

Bhattacharyaya, Maitryaee and Roychowdhury, Joydeb (2009) Study of Pregnancy Outcome in E-Beta Thalassaemia Mothers. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Abstract

Forty eight E-Beta thalassaemia patients were studied in NRS Medical College, Kolkata, West Bengal during the period from 2000-2006. In all patients Hb% ranged from 5.2g% - 9.6g%. It was more than 8g% in 17 (35.4%), 6-8g% in 22 (45.8%) and less than 6g% in 9(18.7% ) patients. 72.9% patients required regular blood transfusion while the rest (27.1%) received blood transfusion occasionally.81.25% pregnancy were carried up to term whereas 18.75% pregnancy ended in preterm delivery. Vaginal delivery was possible in 85.5% patients.14.5% patients had caesarean delivery due to underlying obstetric problem. Amongst the babies born, 22 (45.8%) were intrauterine growth retarded (IUGR) babies,8.3% pregnancies ended in stillbirth. There were 4 (8.3%) maternal deaths in this study.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:E-Beta thalassaemia, High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:6388
Deposited By:Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:28 Mar 2009 09:32
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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