Journal article

Management of late preterm preeclampsia: a comparison of maternal and fetal indications for delivery

Stephanie Galibert, Emerson Keenan, Roxanne Hastie, Fiona C Brownfoot

JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To investigate delivery indications for women with late preterm preeclampsia and evaluate whether disease characteristics at presentation are predictive of delivery indication. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective case-control study at the Mercy Hospital for Women (a tertiary hospital in Melbourne, Australia). Indication for delivery was assessed among women presenting with preeclampsia between 30+0 and 36+0 weeks' gestation. Baseline maternal and disease characteristics, preeclampsia features at delivery and postnatal outcomes were compared between patients delivering for maternal, fetal, or for both maternal and fetal indications. RESULTS: 173 women were diagnosed with preeclam..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship [NHMRC]


Funding Acknowledgements

FB was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship [NHMRC #1142636] and a Norman Beischer Medical Research Foundation grant. The funders had no role in study design, data collection, analysis, decision to publish or the preparation of the manuscript.