Structure of causes of late-term abortions and stillbirths in Vinnytsya region in 2014 year


  • V.S. Shkolnikov
  • V.A. Tikholaz
  • L.P. Cholod
  • P.O. Stelmashchuk
  • G.M. Galunko
Keywords: prenatal development, birth defects, stillborn

Abstract

The structure of causes of late-term abortions and stillbirths in the Vinnytsya region in 2014 year was investigated. It was reported 172 cases of autopsies of late-term abortions and stillbirths during this year. There were 99 male fetuses and 73 female fetuses among them. The share of diagnosed cases of total newborns amount was 1%. The intrauterine asphyxia is the main cause of late-term abortions and stillbirths, it was found 126 cases, accounting for 70% of all abnormalities. Congenital malformations of the central nervous system constitute 9,3% in the structure of the causes of late-term abortions and stillbirths.

Published
2017-09-29
How to Cite
Shkolnikov, V., Tikholaz, V., Cholod, L., Stelmashchuk, P., & Galunko, G. (2017). Structure of causes of late-term abortions and stillbirths in Vinnytsya region in 2014 year. Reports of Vinnytsia National Medical University, 19(1), 59-61. Retrieved from https://reports-vnmedical.com.ua/index.php/journal/article/view/165