A retrospective study (2009-2018) on the outcome of uncomplicated twin pregnancies in Hospital Sultan Ismail Johor Bahru : the association between gestational age at delivery and the neonatal outcomes

Nor, Nurliza Md (2020) A retrospective study (2009-2018) on the outcome of uncomplicated twin pregnancies in Hospital Sultan Ismail Johor Bahru : the association between gestational age at delivery and the neonatal outcomes. Masters thesis, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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Abstract

Introduction: The incidence of twin pregnancy is increasing worldwide1, and so does in Malaysia. It is associated with a higher risk of morbidity and mortality throughout pregnancy to both mother and fetus. This study aims to determine the maternal and fetal characteristic of twin pregnancies in Hospital Sultan Ismail Johor Bahru (HSIJB) and to observe the association between the gestational age at delivery and the delivery outcomes in uncomplicated twin pregnancies. Methodology: This is a retrospective observational study of women with uncomplicated monochorionic and dichorionic twin pregnancies delivered at 36 completed weeks or beyond from January 2009 until December 2018 in HSIJB. The data is divided into 36 weeks group, 37 weeks group, and ≥38 weeks group. The maternal demographic and pregnancy characteristics were observed. The primary outcome was neonatal composite morbidity, which was defined as having one or more of the following: neonatal intensive care unit's admission, low Apgar score, the requirement of mechanical ventilator support,

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pregnancy, Multiple
Subjects: R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics > RG551-591 Pregnancy
Divisions: Kampus Kesihatan (Health Campus) > Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan (School of Medical Sciences) > Thesis
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Hadi Mohammad
Date Deposited: 15 Mar 2023 03:21
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2023 08:18
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/57330

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