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Journal:   TEHRAN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL JOURNAL (TUMJ)   2006 , Volume 63 , Number 12; Page(s) 986 To 990.
 
Paper: 

TACHYPNEA OF THE NEWBORN IN SHARIATI HOSPITAL

 
 
Author(s):  ESLAMIAN LALEH, SHAJARI HAMIDEH, HOZHABR POUR R.
 
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Abstract: 
Background: Transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) occurs in of deliveries. It seems that it's more frequent in cesarean deliveries, therefore the frequency of TTN and its relationship to probable risk factors was assessed in term cesarean deliveries in Shariati hospital.
Materials and Methods: In a retrospective study on 762 mothers and 774 neonates which had been delivered by cesarean method maternal age, gestational age, neonatal gender, maternal asthma and diabetes and frequency of TTN was determined and the relationship between TTN and maternal asthma and diabetes was assessed by X2 and Fisher exact test.
Results: There were 11 (1.4%) cases of TTN in 774 neonates. There were a significant statistical relationship between TTN and maternal diabetes (8% v.S. 1.8%, p= 0.014 cr = 95%) and maternal asthma (30% v.s 1%, P = 0.005, cr = 95%).
Conclusion: The study showed that TTN is more frequent in cesarean deliveries and maternal asthma and diabetes are risk factors for its occurrence.
 
Keyword(s): TTN, CESAREAN DELIVERY, ASTHMA, DIABETES
 
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