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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 […]

Morbidity in neonates according to the mode of delivery: a comparative study

Maria Cecilia Santa Cruz Breim, Conceição Aparecida de Mattos Segre, Umberto Gazi Lippi

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1658

ABSTRACTObjective:The objective of this study was to compare the effects of the modes of delivery on the health of newborns in a private maternity hospital in the city of São Paulo.Methods:Between January 1995 and December 1998, all patients consecutively admitted for deliveries were included in this cross-sectional retrospective study. A total of 8,457 medical records were analyzed, being excluded of the sample 460 multiple pregnancies and 517 pregnant women with obstetric and/or clinical disorders. The incidence of neonatal birth injury, […]

Urinary incontinence after vaginal delivery or cesarean section

João Bosco Ramos Borges, Telma Guarisi, Ana Carolina Marchesini de Camargo, Thomaz Rafael Gollop, Rogério Bonassi Machado, Pítia Cárita de Godoy Borges

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1543

ABSTRACTObjective:To assess the prevalence of stress urinary incontinence, urge incontinence and mixed urinary incontinence among women residing in the city of Jundiaí (São Paulo, Brazil), and the relation between the type of incontinence and the obstetric history of these women.Methods:A cross-sectional community-based study was conducted. A total of 332 women were interviewed; they were seen for whatever reason at the public primary healthcare units of the city of Jundiaí, from March 2005 to April 2006. A pre-tested questionnaire was administered […]