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Late-stage Cesarean section causes recurrent early preterm birth: how to tackle this problem?

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)293-296
Number of pages4
JournalUltrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Issue number3
Early online date1 Apr 2019
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2019


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Preterm deliveries have multiple aetiologies and management is dependent on cause. Recent studies have shown that caesarean sections performed late in labour have been associated with recurrent, early premature births and late miscarriages (Figure 1). Both the prediction and management of these under‐recognised high‐risk cases needs to be elucidated.

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