All publications of “Miriam Siqueira do Carmo Rabello”

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Clinical and epidemiological aspects of prematurity in a Normal Delivery Center, São Paulo, Brazil

Miriam Siqueira do Carmo Rabello, Sonia Maria Oliveira de Barros

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082011ao1874

ABSTRACTObjective:To present clinical and epidemiological aspects of prematurity in a Normal Delivery Center, and to describe outcomes.Methods:A cross-sectional retrospective study, with 189 medical records of premature, single, and living fetuses, with gestational ages between 25 and 36.6 weeks.Results:The prevalence of preterm births was 7.8%, and 23.2% in adolescent mothers. The most frequent obstetric complication was premature rupture of ovular membranes (35.4%), followed by hypertensive syndrome (18.5%). Cesarean section was performed in 33% of cases. The Apgar score in the 1st […]