Mortality and major morbidities in very preterm infants born from assisted conception or naturally conceived: Results of the area-based ACTION study

Carlo Corchia, Monica Da Frè, Domenico Di Lallo, Luigi Gagliardi, Franco Macagno, Virgilio Carnielli, Silvana Miniaci, Marina Cuttini

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Abstract

Background: The use of assisted conception (AC) has been associated with higher risk of adverse perinatal outcome. Few data are available on the outcome of AC-neonates when pregnancy ends before 32 weeks of gestational age.The aim of this study was to compare the short-term outcome of AC- and naturally conceived preterm infants

Original languageEnglish
Article number307
JournalBMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
Volume14
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 5 2014

Keywords

  • Assisted conception
  • Multiples
  • Neonatal morbidity
  • Neonatal mortality
  • Preterm birth
  • Singletons

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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