Pregnancy Outcomes for Women with Homozygous Hemoglobinopathy Diagnosis

shpresa Metushi (Thomaj), Blenard Nonaj, Elisabeta Shehaj

Abstract


Abstract: Purpose of the study is to highlight pregnancy and delivery in major hemoglobinopathies.

Design setting and participants: Twenty four clinical cases of pregnant women are investigated; 22 suffered from homozygous sickle cell anemia and 2 from major thalassemia. Patient age, parity served as baseline characteristics and delivery way, infant average weight at birth were studied as primary and secondary outcomes. The 24 women, subjects of the study, gave birth within the time frame of 1992-2013.


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ISSN : 2251-1563