Pregnancy outcome during haemodialysis: a case report

Cosimo, Caterina and Franco, Ciro (2009) Pregnancy outcome during haemodialysis: a case report. Journal of prenatal medicine, 3 (4). pp. 55-56. ISSN 1971-3290

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Objective: Successful pregnancy outcome is an uncommon occurrence in women requiring chronic dialysis treatment. Methods: We reported the course and outcome of a case of pregnancy occurred in a woman affected by lupus erythematosus on chronic hemodialysis. Results: At 33rd gestational week the woman underwent to caesarean section because of starting labour. The newborn, female, well-being baby of which weight was 1530 grams and APGAR score was 8/9 at 1st and 5th min. Conclusion: The pregnancy of an woman in chronic dialysis is at very high risk but it should reach a good outcome with a multidisciplinary management, by nephrologists, obstetricians and neonatologists.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: pregnancy, renal failure, hemodialysis
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 618 Altri rami della medicina; Ginecologia e ostetricia, Pediatria, Geriatria > 618.3 Malattie e complicazioni della gravidanza
Depositing User: Gianni Aiello
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2013 14:06
Last Modified: 16 May 2013 12:19

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