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Revista del Instituto de Medicina Tropical

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FELTES MOLAS, Gloria Rossana; SANABRIA-BAEZ, Gabriela; SOILAN, Ana María  and  DUARTE, Elizabeth. Prenatal diagnosis of intrauterine growth retardation, in patients assisted in the Regional Hospital of Ciudad del Este, year 2018. Rev. Inst. Med. Trop. [online]. 2021, vol.16, n.2, pp.4-12. ISSN 1996-3696.

The restriction of intrauterine growth is a health problem that increases their knowledge in the population can generate actions in public health, it is also associated with increased risk in adolescents, at a low level of education, marginal population, low mother and child weight inadequate prenatal care, the objective of this work was to analyze the prenatal diagnosis of intrauterine growth retardation by ultrasound, in patients assisted in the Regional Hospital of Ciudad del Este, year 2018, a retrospective descriptive observational study was performed, the sample The study consisted of 73 clinical records of mothers who presented intrauterine growth restriction diagnosed by ultrasound were recorded in a data collection format through the review of medical records, they were organized in a database in Excel and a descriptive analysis showing the following results 41% of the madr es presented ages between 19 and 34 years old, a higher index was observed with 64 originating from rural areas with respect to mothers from urban areas, most of the mothers presented a completed secondary level, 52% of the mothers presented controls Prenatal between 0 and 5 controls, mothers with gestational age <37 weeks had significantly (p = 0.000) higher frequency newborn with intrauterine growth retardation, 29% of mothers who were underweight presented newborns with intrauterine growth retardation , 21 of the nulliparous mothers presented newborns with intrauterine growth retardation and 44% of the mothers with intergenic interval less than 2 years presented newborns with intrauterine growth retardation, and the highest rate of children with intrauterine growth retardation presented mothers with a gain between 6 to 9 Kg and it is concluded that the intrauterine growth retardation tie Ne association with sociodemographic and obstetric factors, which some of them can be intervened.

Keywords : Newborns; Intrauterine growth retardation; gestational age; birth weight.

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