Medical abortion and the risk of subsequent adverse pregnancy outcomes.

  title={Medical abortion and the risk of subsequent adverse pregnancy outcomes.},
  author={Jasveer Virk and Jun Zhang and J{\o}rn Olsen},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={357 7},
BACKGROUND The long-term safety of surgical abortion in the first trimester is well established. Despite the increasing use of medical abortion (abortion by means of medication), limited information is available regarding the effects of this procedure on subsequent pregnancies. METHODS We identified all women living in Denmark who had undergone an abortion for nonmedical reasons between 1999 and 2004 and obtained information regarding subsequent pregnancies from national registries. Risks of… 

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