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Maternal morbidity and mortality in 442 pregnancies with hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, and low platelets (HELLP syndrome)
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to describe the incidence and effects of serious obstetric complications on maternal outcome in pregnancies complicated by HELLP syndrome. STUDY DESIGN A prospectiveExpand
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Maternal Morbidity Associated With Multiple Repeat Cesarean Deliveries
OBJECTIVE: Although repeat cesarean deliveries often are associated with serious morbidity, they account for only a portion of abdominal deliveries and are overlooked when evaluating morbidity. OurExpand
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The length of the cervix and the risk of spontaneous premature delivery. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit Network.
BACKGROUND The role of the cervix in the pathogenesis of premature delivery is controversial. In a prospective, multicenter study of pregnant women, we used vaginal ultrasonography to measure theExpand
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Prevention of recurrent preterm delivery by 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate
Preterm delivery before 37 completed weeks gestation remains the major factor influencing infant mortality in developed countries. Women who have had a spontaneous preterm delivery are at much higherExpand
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Maternal and perinatal outcomes associated with a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery.
BACKGROUND The proportion of women who attempt vaginal delivery after prior cesarean delivery has decreased largely because of concern about safety. The absolute and relative risks associated with aExpand
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The MFMU Cesarean Registry: factors affecting the success of trial of labor after previous cesarean delivery.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine which factors influence the likelihood of successful trial of labor (TOL) after 1 previous cesarean delivery (CD). STUDY DESIGN We performed aExpand
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Development of a Nomogram for Prediction of Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery
OBJECTIVE: To develop a model based on factors available at the first prenatal visit that predicts chance of successful vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) for individual patients whoExpand
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Timing of indicated late-preterm and early-term birth.
The growing public health awareness of prematurity and its complications has prompted careful evaluation of the timing of deliveries by clinicians and hospitals. Preterm birth is associated withExpand
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A randomized, controlled trial of magnesium sulfate for the prevention of cerebral palsy.
BACKGROUND Research suggests that fetal exposure to magnesium sulfate before preterm birth might reduce the risk of cerebral palsy. METHODS In this multicenter, placebo-controlled, double-blindExpand
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