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Incidence and risk factors for placenta accreta/increta/percreta in the UK: a national case-control study.

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Background

Placenta accreta/increta/percreta is associated with major pregnancy complications and is thought to be becoming more common. The aims of this study were to estimate the incidence of placenta accreta/increta/percreta in the UK and to investigate and quantify the associated risk factors.

Methods

A national case-control study using the UK Obstetric Surveillance System was undertaken, including 134 women diagnosed with placenta accreta/increta/percreta bet...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0052893

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS One Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
12
Pages:
e52893
Publication date:
2012-12-05
Acceptance date:
2012-11-21
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:5813933b-0743-4ac5-9989-959e7db5418f
Source identifiers:
371577
Local pid:
pubs:371577

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