ANALYSIS OF NEONATES WITH MAJOR CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS BORN TO MOTHERS AGE 20–25 YEARS

  • Dr. Geetha.M

Abstract

Aim: To study the effect of birth weight and maturity on outcome of neonates with major congenital malformations born to mothers age group 20yr to 25 yrs. in neonatal unit of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital (MGMGH) attached to KAPVGMC, Trichy.
Method: A Prospective Descriptive study involving all live births with congenital malformations delivered to mothers aged 20-25 years in MGMGH, Trichy during a 2-year period between August 2011 to July 2013 was carried out.
Results: Total of 87 neonates was included in the study and was analyzed by grouping according to birth weight and maturity. Mortality significantly higher in preterm and lower birth weights.
Conclusion: Birth Weight & Maturity Are Significant Determinants in Outcomes of Neonates Born with Congenital Malformations to Mothers in Age Group 20 -25 Years
Keywords: Congenital malformation, neonate, birth weight, preterm, folic acid, maternal age, consanguinityAim: To study the effect of birth weight and maturity on outcome of neonates with major congenital malformations born to mothers age group 20yr to 25 yrs. in neonatal unit of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital (MGMGH) attached to KAPVGMC, Trichy.
Method: A Prospective Descriptive study involving all live births with congenital malformations delivered to mothers aged 20-25 years in MGMGH, Trichy during a 2-year period between August 2011 to July 2013 was carried out.
Results: Total of 87 neonates was included in the study and was analyzed by grouping according to birth weight and maturity. Mortality significantly higher in preterm and lower birth weights.
Conclusion: Birth Weight & Maturity Are Significant Determinants in Outcomes of Neonates Born with Congenital Malformations to Mothers in Age Group 20 -25 Years
Keywords: Congenital malformation, neonate, birth weight, preterm, folic acid, maternal age, consanguinity

Published
2020-04-28
How to Cite
Dr. Geetha.M. (2020). ANALYSIS OF NEONATES WITH MAJOR CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS BORN TO MOTHERS AGE 20–25 YEARS. International Journal of Medical Science And Diagnosis Research, 4(4). Retrieved from https://www.ijmsdr.com/index.php/ijmsdr/article/view/558
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