Individualizing the risk for preterm birth: an overview of the literature

@article{Os2013IndividualizingTR,
  title={Individualizing the risk for preterm birth: an overview of the literature},
  author={Melanie A. van Os and Jeanine van der Ven and Brenda M Kazemier and Monique C. Haak and E Pajkrt and Ben Willem J. Mol and Christianne J.M. de Groot},
  journal={Expert Review of Obstetrics & Gynecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={8},
  pages={435-442}
}
  • Melanie A. van Os, Jeanine van der Ven, +4 authors Christianne J.M. de Groot
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Expert Review of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Preterm birth is the most important cause of perinatal morbidity and mortality worldwide, and ranks among the top 10 of global causes of burden of disease. Since treatment of threatened preterm delivery has limited effectiveness, the focus is on primary and secondary prevention. Identification of risk indicators in early pregnancy provides the opportunity for preventive measures. To determine the potential impact of individualized risk indicators on the prediction of preterm birth, we reviewed… CONTINUE READING

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