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Planned mode of delivery after previous cesarean section and short-term maternal and perinatal outcomes: a population-based record linkage cohort study in Scotland

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Background: Policy consensus in high-income countries supports offering pregnant women with previous cesarean section a choice between planning an elective repeat cesarean section (ERCS) or attempting a vaginal birth, known as a planned vaginal birth after previous cesarean (VBAC), provided they do not have contraindications to planned VBAC. However, robust comprehensive information on the associated outcomes to counsel eligible women about this choice is lacking. This s... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Subgroup:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Medicine Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
9
Article number:
e1002913
Publication date:
2019-09-24
Acceptance date:
2019-08-21
DOI:
EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Pubs id:
pubs:1054918
UUID:
uuid:37c97d76-979d-4608-98c3-87dcb2d36e8c
Source identifiers:
1054918
Local pid:
pubs:1054918

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