Does high body mass index increase the risk of miscarriage after spontaneous and assisted conception? A meta-analysis of the evidence.

@article{Metwally2008DoesHB,
  title={Does high body mass index increase the risk of miscarriage after spontaneous and assisted conception? A meta-analysis of the evidence.},
  author={M. Metwally and K. Ong and W. Ledger and T. Li},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={2008},
  volume={90 3},
  pages={
          714-26
        }
}
  • M. Metwally, K. Ong, +1 author T. Li
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Fertility and sterility
  • OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between obesity and miscarriage. DESIGN Meta-analysis. SETTING The Academic Unit of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. PATIENT(S) Obese and overweight patients who had miscarriage after spontaneous or assisted conception, compared with patients with a normal body mass index. INTERVENTION(S) A systematic review was conducted for all relevant articles in MEDLINE from 1964 to September 2006 and in… CONTINUE READING
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    Paper Mentions

    Interventional Clinical Trial
    Overweight and obesity has been associated with a number of adverse pregnancy outcomes in women of reproductive age, including infertility and early pregnancy loss. Recent data… Expand
    ConditionsMiscarriage, Obese, Overweight, (+1 more)
    InterventionBehavioral
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