Down syndrome: perinatal mortality risks with each additional week of expectant management.

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the gestational age (GA) at which perinatal mortality risk is minimized for fetuses with Down syndrome (DS). METHODS Retrospective cohort of singleton pregnancies delivered between 24 and 41 weeks, using 2005-2006 United States linked birth and death certificate data. Among fetal DS cases, prospective risk of intrauterine fetal… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/pd.4792

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