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Uterine rupture by intended mode of delivery in the UK: a national case-control study.

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BACKGROUND: Recent reports of the risk of morbidity due to uterine rupture are thought to have contributed in some countries to a decrease in the number of women attempting a vaginal birth after caesarean section. The aims of this study were to estimate the incidence of true uterine rupture in the UK and to investigate and quantify the associated risk factors and outcomes, on the basis of intended mode of delivery. METHODS AND FINDINGS: A UK national case-control study was undertaken between...

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1001184

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Role:
Author
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS medicine Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
3
Article number:
e1001184
Publication date:
2012-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Source identifiers:
320320
Language:
English
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uuid:3efa1095-9430-47da-bf35-c173bdcf0386
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pubs:320320
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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