Male fetal sex is associated with earlier onset of placental abruption.

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OBJECTIVE Placental abruption is an important cause of preterm birth, and perinatal morbidity and mortality. Although more common with male fetuses, outcomes have not been evaluated by sex. Our aim was to find out whether short-term morbidity differs by infant sex in cases with placental abruption and in controls. DESIGN Register-based case-control study… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/00016341003605685

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@article{Tikkanen2010MaleFS, title={Male fetal sex is associated with earlier onset of placental abruption.}, author={Minna Tikkanen and Marjo Mets{\"a}ranta and Mika Gissler and Tiina Luukkaala and Vilho K Hiilesmaa and Olavi R. Ylikorkala and Jorma Paavonen and Sture Andersson and Mika Nuutila}, journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica}, year={2010}, volume={89 7}, pages={916-23} }