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[Causes of stillbirths according to the period of pregnancy].

Authors
  • Dimitrov, G
  • Frandeva, B
  • Garnizov, T
  • Zlatkov, V
  • Dimitrov, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Akusherstvo i ginekologii︠a︡
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
53
Issue
3
Pages
3–7
Identifiers
PMID: 25509638
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The incidence of stillbirths is higher in preterm than term born fetuses. The causes of antenatal death in preterm is mainly abruption of placenta and preeclampsia, whereas in term - pathology of the umbilical cord. In premature stillborn intrauterine growth retardation is more common in comparison with those on term. Unexplained antenatal fetal death is more common in preterm fetuses.

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