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

Authors
  • Topp, M
  • Langhoff-Roos, J
  • Uldall, P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica
Publication Date
Oct 01, 1997
Volume
76
Issue
9
Pages
843–848
Identifiers
PMID: 9351410
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

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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