Frequency and impact of obstetric complications prior and subsequent to unexplained secondary recurrent miscarriage.

@article{Nielsen2010FrequencyAI,
  title={Frequency and impact of obstetric complications prior and subsequent to unexplained secondary recurrent miscarriage.},
  author={Henriette S Nielsen and Rudi M Steffensen and Marie Lund and Lisbeth Kofoed Egestad and Laust Hvas Mortensen and A-M Nybo Andersen and \Ojvind Lidegaard and Ole Bjarne Christiansen},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={1543-52}
}
BACKGROUND The chance of a live birth after a diagnosis of secondary recurrent miscarriage (SRM) is reduced in patients who, prior to the miscarriages, gave birth to a boy and carry HLA class II alleles that efficiently present male-specific (H-Y) antigens to the immune system. Information about obstetric complications in births prior and subsequent to the SRM diagnosis is limited. The relations between maternal carriage of H-Y-restricting HLA, fetal sex, obstetric complications and prognosis… CONTINUE READING