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Planned mode of birth after previous cesarean section and risk of undergoing pelvic floor surgery: a Scottish population-based record linkage cohort study

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Background: The global rise in cesarean sections has led to increasing numbers of pregnant women with a history of previous cesarean section. Policy in many high-income settings supports offering these women a choice between planned elective repeat cesarean section (ERCS) or planned vaginal birth after previous cesarean (VBAC), in the absence of contraindications to VBAC. Despite the potential for this choice to affect women’s subsequent risk of experiencing pel...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1004119

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
19
Issue:
11
Article number:
e1004119
Publication date:
2022-11-22
Acceptance date:
2022-10-06
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1287504
Local pid:
pubs:1287504
Deposit date:
2022-10-26

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