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Preterm birth and cerebral palsy. Predictive value of pregnancy complications, mode of delivery, and Apgar scores.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica
Publication Date
Volume
76
Issue
9
Pages
843–848
Identifiers
PMID: 9351410
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Pregnancy complications preceding preterm birth did not imply a higher risk of cerebral palsy. Delivery by Cesarean section was a prognostic factor for developing cerebral palsy, and the predictive value of Apgar scores was highly limited.

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