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Pregnancy in cystic fibrosis patients - questionarry study

Aleksandra Korzeniewska, Katarzyna Smejda, Wojciech Skorupa, Iwona Stelmach
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2005;73(1-2):71-75.

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Vol 73, No 1-2 (2005)
ORIGINAL PAPERS
Published online: 2008-02-18
Submitted: 2013-02-22

Abstract

Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate the consequences of pregnancy on women with CF and to clarify the impact of the disease on newborn health.
Methods: It was a retrospective study; a postal questionnaire was sent to 12 woman having a registered pregnancy in National Cystic Fibrosis Registry between 1984 and 2004 (2 to 23 years after delivery).
Results: There was a 100% response rate. 16 pregnancies have been reported (4 patients had two pregnancies); there were 16 live births of which 11 (69%) were premature, 10 (62%) of newborns had low weight. There was one neonatal death. The mean prepregnancy FEV1 (% predicted) and BMI (kg/m2) were 56,6±14,8% (range 35-95) and 19,9±1,5 (range 18-23) respectively. The mean FEV1 during pregnancy was 47,7±15,1% (range 23-87), mean maternal weight gain during pregnancy was 5,5kg. There was a significant decline in FEV1 during pregnancy (16,6±6,4 %, p

Abstract

Aim: The purpose of this study was to investigate the consequences of pregnancy on women with CF and to clarify the impact of the disease on newborn health.
Methods: It was a retrospective study; a postal questionnaire was sent to 12 woman having a registered pregnancy in National Cystic Fibrosis Registry between 1984 and 2004 (2 to 23 years after delivery).
Results: There was a 100% response rate. 16 pregnancies have been reported (4 patients had two pregnancies); there were 16 live births of which 11 (69%) were premature, 10 (62%) of newborns had low weight. There was one neonatal death. The mean prepregnancy FEV1 (% predicted) and BMI (kg/m2) were 56,6±14,8% (range 35-95) and 19,9±1,5 (range 18-23) respectively. The mean FEV1 during pregnancy was 47,7±15,1% (range 23-87), mean maternal weight gain during pregnancy was 5,5kg. There was a significant decline in FEV1 during pregnancy (16,6±6,4 %, p
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Keywords

cystic fibrosis; pregnancy

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Title

Pregnancy in cystic fibrosis patients - questionarry study

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 73, No 1-2 (2005)

Pages

71-75

Published online

2008-02-18

Bibliographic record

Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2005;73(1-2):71-75.

Keywords

cystic fibrosis
pregnancy

Authors

Aleksandra Korzeniewska
Katarzyna Smejda
Wojciech Skorupa
Iwona Stelmach

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