Mid-trimester loss--appraisal of a screening protocol.

  title={Mid-trimester loss--appraisal of a screening protocol.},
  author={Andrew John Drakeley and Siobhan Quenby and Roy G. Farquharson},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={13 7},
The main causes for mid-trimester loss are known. There is likely to be overlap with those of first trimester loss, but the proportions may be different. We wished to perform an aetiological survey in a large population of patients with a history of recurrent miscarriage, for possible explanations for their second trimester miscarriages. Database analysis of 636 patients attending a UK University Teaching Hospital dedicated miscarriage clinic between 1991 and 1996 revealed a 25% prevalence (n… CONTINUE READING