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Peripartum hysterectomy and cesarean delivery: a population-based study.

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OBJECTIVE: To estimate the incidence of peripartum hysterectomy in an Italian Region (Emilia-Romagna) and investigate its association with cesarean delivery. DESIGN: Population-based retrospective study using hospital discharge records. SETTING: All public and private hospitals in Emilia-Romagna region, Italy. POPULATION: A total of 151,494 women delivering between 2003 and 2006, 131 of whom had a peripartum hysterectomy. METHODS: Peripartum hysterectomy was defined as a hysterectomy perform...

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10.3109/00016340903508627

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Journal:
Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica More from this journal
Volume:
89
Issue:
3
Pages:
321-327
Publication date:
2010-03-01
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EISSN:
1600-0412
ISSN:
0001-6349
Language:
English
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uuid:0a8ab3fd-f2c0-44f5-b2da-deb25b40c0dc
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236883
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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