Yıl 2018, Cilt 12, Sayı 1, Sayfalar 27 - 32 2018-06-04

Correlation between gross morphology of the human placenta and birth weight in normotensive and pre-eclamptic pregnancies in Northwest Ethiopia

Shibabaw Tedla Tiruneh [1]

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Objectives: The objective of this study was to investigate correlation of gross morphology of human placenta with birth

weight in normotensive and pre-eclamptic pregnancies obtained from Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia.

Methods: Institutional based comparative cross-sectional study was carried out on 200 term placentas (37 to 42 weeks of gestation)

between October and January 2015. 150 placentas from normotensive and 50 from pre-eclamptic pregnancies were collected

and examined for weight, diameter, thickness and number of cotyledon. Birth weight and placental-fetal weight ratio also

measured.

Results: The mean birth weight in pre-eclamptic pregnancies (2.6 kg) was significantly (p=0.0001) reduced as compared to birth

weight (3.1 kg) in normotensive pregnancies. However, placental-fetal weight ratio had no significant (p=0.658) difference

between normotensive (6.34:1) and pre-eclamptic (6.41:1) groups. Birth weight was correlated with placental weight (r=0.572),

diameter (r=0.583), thickness (r=0.192) and number of cotyledons (r=0.647) in the pre-eclamptic group. Birth weight was also

correlated with placental weight (r=0.572), diameter (r=0.583), and number of cotyledons (r=0.647) in the normotensive group.

However, no correlation was found between placental thickness (r=0.192) and birth weight in the normotensive group.

Conclusion: Birth weight was significantly reduced in pre-eclamptic pregnancies as compared to normotensive pregnancies.

Morphology of placenta such as weight, diameter and number of cotyledons were correlated with birth weight in both

groups, but placental thickness was only correlated with birth weight in pre-eclampsia, but not in normotensive group.

Placental-fetal weight ratio had not significant difference between the groups. Examination of placental morphology prenatally

using ultrasound and observation immediately after delivery is important for better management of this and subsequent

pregnancies.

birth weight; morphology; placenta; pre-eclampsia
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Yazar: Shibabaw Tedla Tiruneh
Kurum: Bahir Dar University
Ülke: Ethiopia


Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { anatomy430145, journal = {Anatomy}, issn = {1307-8798}, eissn = {1308-8459}, address = {Türk Anatomi ve Klinik Anatomi Derneği}, year = {2018}, volume = {12}, pages = {27 - 32}, doi = {}, title = {Correlation between gross morphology of the human placenta and birth weight in normotensive and pre-eclamptic pregnancies in Northwest Ethiopia}, key = {cite}, author = {Tiruneh, Shibabaw Tedla} }
APA Tiruneh, S . (2018). Correlation between gross morphology of the human placenta and birth weight in normotensive and pre-eclamptic pregnancies in Northwest Ethiopia. Anatomy, 12 (1), 27-32. Retrieved from http://dergipark.gov.tr/anatomy/issue/37227/430145
MLA Tiruneh, S . "Correlation between gross morphology of the human placenta and birth weight in normotensive and pre-eclamptic pregnancies in Northwest Ethiopia". Anatomy 12 (2018): 27-32 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/anatomy/issue/37227/430145>
Chicago Tiruneh, S . "Correlation between gross morphology of the human placenta and birth weight in normotensive and pre-eclamptic pregnancies in Northwest Ethiopia". Anatomy 12 (2018): 27-32
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ISNAD Tiruneh, Shibabaw Tedla . "Correlation between gross morphology of the human placenta and birth weight in normotensive and pre-eclamptic pregnancies in Northwest Ethiopia". Anatomy 12 / 1 (Haziran 2018): 27-32.