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1- Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Preventative Gynecology Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Preventative Gynecology Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , farahzaneh@yahoo.com
3- Department of Radiology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4- Department of Infectious Disease, Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Imam Hossein Hospital, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5- Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
6- Department of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
7- Department Of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (936 Views)

Background & Objective: The COVID-19 infection remains a major pandemic threatening global health. Studies revealed that pregnant women are more prone to develop severe illness, with an increased risk of morbidity and mortality. So the objective of this study is to report the clinical presentation and perinatal outcomes after COVID-19 infection during pregnancy or the puerperium.
Materials & Methods: In this case series study, since February 2020, 25 pregnant women with a definitive diagnosis of the COVID-19 infection were registered. Their clinical signs and symptoms, laboratory findings, CT manifestations, pregnancy status, were recorded at the first visit, and they were followed six months after diagnosis.
Results: The most common symptoms were cough, feeling feverish, and dyspnea. Twenty mothers required hospitalization, 5 out of 20 monitored in COVID-ICU. The chest CT scan demonstrated a grand glass appearance in 77% of cases among admitted patients. The total mortality rate in C-ICU (COVID-19 ICU) admitted patients were 80%.
Conclusion: In this case series, among 25 pregnant women with confirmed COVID-19, the most vulnerable patients were in the early third trimester and twin pregnancy.

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Systematic Review: Original Research | Subject: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Received: 2021/08/18 | Accepted: 2021/10/16 | Published: 2022/03/14

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