Mode of delivery and risk of intracranial haemorrhage in newborns with severe haemophilia A: A multicentre study in Gulf region

H. F. Nazir, T. Al Lawati, I. Beshlawi, S. Alsharidah, M. Elshinawy, F. Alkasim, M. F. Khanani, A. Tarawa, T. Al Subhi, A. Alrawas, W. Al Riyami, S. Al Kindi, K. Al Saadi, S. Al-Lamki, Y. Wali

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Abstract

Introduction: The optimum mode of delivery in a known carrier of a haemophilia A is still an issue of debate. Aim: This study was conducted to report a multicentre experience in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on the incidence of intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) in newborns with severe haemophilia A delivered by different modalities. Methods: We have conducted a retrospective/prospective multicentre cohort study including a total of seven hospitals distributed in four GCC countries between 1998 and Jan 2015. A total of 163 patient with severe haemophilia A (factor VIII

Original languageEnglish
JournalHaemophilia
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Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2015

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Keywords

  • Gulf region
  • Haemophilia A
  • Intracranial haemorrhage
  • Mode of delivery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Genetics(clinical)

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