Journal article

Twin pregnancy in women with epilepsy

Frank JE Vajda, Terence J O'Brien, Janet E Graham, Alison A Hitchcock, Piero Perucca, Cecilie M Lander, Mervyn J Eadie

Epilepsia | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: We report data from the Raoul Wallenberg Australian Register of Antiepileptic Drugs in Pregnancy (APR) to see if there are significant differences in relation to the courses and outcomes of the twin pregnancies contained in the register, as compared with the singleton ones. METHODS: The APR has been under the oversight of Melbourne institutional Human Ethics Research Committees; all women enrolled in the APR have provided written informed consent. Data from the APR were transferred to a spreadsheet and then analyzed using simple statistical techniques including logistic regression. RESULTS: The population studied comprised 44 twin and 2261 singleton pregnancies; thus, twin pregnan..

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