B L Huidekoper

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A study was made of 1655 sets of twins born between 1931 and 1975 in two clinical centres. Compared to singletons, twins were born three weeks earlier, weighed less at birth from 33 weeks to term and had smaller placentae from 21 to 22 weeks to term. The influence on birth weight fo sex was smaller in twins, the influence of parity greater. Because,(More)
During a 28-year period the incidence of thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (TE) in pregnancy remained practically equal (0.7%), the incidence of puerperal TE was higher (2.3%) but decreased during the last 7 years. Puerperal TE was influenced by age, mode of delivery, hypertension and prophylactic anticoagulant therapy. TE during pregnancy was not(More)
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