Johannes PR Doornbos

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BACKGROUND Caesarean section (CS) rates are rising worldwide. In the Netherlands, the most significant rise is observed in healthy women with a singleton in vertex position between 37 and 42 weeks gestation, whereas it is doubtful whether an improved outcome for the mother or her child was obtained. It can be hypothesized that evidence-based guidelines on(More)
STUDY QUESTION Is the actual care for recurrent miscarriage in clinical practice in accordance with 23 guideline-based quality indicators? SUMMARY ANSWER The accordance of actual care with the guidelines was poor and there is evident room for improvement. WHAT IS KNOWN ALREADY Evidence-based guidelines are important instruments to improve quality of(More)
PURPOSE AND METHODS We reviewed the existing literature on medical termination of pregnancy in cases of congenital uterine malformation. Is medical termination of pregnancy safe in the presence of a uterine anomaly? Can termination of pregnancy still be performed when information concerning the presence of congenital uterine malformation is not available?(More)
BACKGROUND Patients with ectopic pregnancy (EP) and low serum hCG concentrations and women with a pregnancy of unknown location (PUL) and plateauing serum hCG levels are commonly treated with systemic methotrexate (MTX). However, there is no evidence that treatment in these particular subgroups of women is necessary as many of these early EPs may resolve(More)
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