Neonatal meconium aspiration: risk factors and adaptation by the newborns

I. M. Bogomazova, A. N. Strizhakov, I. V. Ignatko, V. S. Belousova, E. V. Timokhina, E. G. Pitskhelauri, M. A. Kardanova, N. V. Spiridonova
2019 Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproduction  
Aim: to identify the risk factors of meconium aspiration and study its impact on neonatal adaptation. Materials and methods. Medical records of 44 women and their infants were studied. Results. In 85 % of cases, the diagnosis of complicated pregnancy was made, in 100 % cases – there was a complicated delivery; 100 % of newborns were put on mechanical ventilation, 95 % of them were diagnosed with cerebral depression syndrome, and 72.5 % – with aspiration pneumonia. Conclusion. A differentiated
more » ... proach to the management of pregnancy and labor will reduce perinatal morbidity.
doi:10.17749/2313-7347.2018.12.4.005-014 fatcat:zw577r4jardr5k6xgyyfpw6pam