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FERRER MONTOYA, Rafael et al. Impact of Chorioamnionitis as a risk factor in early neonatal and maternal sepsis. Multimed [online]. 2020, vol.24, n.6, pp.1417-1437.  Epub 04-Nov-2020. ISSN 1028-4818.


a bibliographical review on the impact of Chorioamnionitis as a risk factor in early neonatal sepsis for the mother and the newborn in the provincial University Hospital "Carlos M. de Céspedes" is carried out in Bayamo, Granma in the first five months of the year 2019.


to deepen the knowledge of this risk factor, its pathogenesis, predisposing factors, clinical and laboratory diagnosis, risks to the mother and repercussion in the newborn, its prevention and treatment.


medicine-specific textbooks were used and the collection of Internet articles was made through search engines such as the service of the Editorial Elsevier, Secretariat of Science and Technology of the nation, LILACS, MEDLINE with the assistance of Specific search engine PUBMED, imbiomed, the Cochrane Library, SciELO.


its incidence in preterm births is greater than in term gestations. It represents one of the three main causes of infection before the end of pregnancy with intact membranes and in case of premature rupture of membranes.


the impact on the mother includes preterm delivery, if caesarean section (uterine sluggishness or postpartum hemorrhage, pelvic abscess, thromboembolism and endometritis, puerperal sepsis and bloodstream infection, while in the neonate the Periventricular periventricular with consequent periventricular hemorrhage, pulmonary broncodisplasia, necrotizing enterocolitis, cerebral palsy and mental retardation.

Palabras clave : Chorioamnionitis; Premature rupture of membrane; Periventricular periventricular; Pulmonary broncodisplasia.

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