Evaluation of Human Papillomavirus as a Risk Factor for Preterm Birth or Pregnancy-Related Hypertension.

@article{Subramaniam2016EvaluationOH,
  title={Evaluation of Human Papillomavirus as a Risk Factor for Preterm Birth or Pregnancy-Related Hypertension.},
  author={Akila Subramaniam and Brittany F Lees and David A Becker and Ying Tang and Michelle J Khan and Rodney K. Edwards},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2016},
  volume={127 2},
  pages={233-40}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare rates of preterm birth and pregnancy-related hypertension in women with and without human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. METHODS We performed a retrospective cohort study of all women delivered at our institution in 2013 who had cervical cancer screening test results within 3 years before delivery. Patients were excluded if they had prior procedure(s) for cervical dysplasia other than biopsy. There were two primary outcomes: preterm birth (less than 37 weeks of gestation… CONTINUE READING
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