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Maternal super-obesity and perinatal outcomes in Australia: a national population-based cohort study.

Abstract:

Background

Super-obesity is associated with significantly elevated rates of obstetric complications, adverse perinatal outcomes and interventions. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence, risk factors, management and perinatal outcomes of super-obese women giving birth in Australia.

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A national population-based cohort study. Super-obese pregnant women (body mass index (BMI) >50 kg/m2 or weight >140 kg) who gave birth between January ...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1186/s12884-015-0693-y

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Sullivan, EA More by this author
Dickinson, JE More by this author
Vaughan, GA More by this author
Ellwood, D More by this author
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
322
Publication date:
2015-12-05
Acceptance date:
2015-10-05
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EISSN:
1471-2393
ISSN:
1471-2393
URN:
uuid:798c9107-b581-41c9-b6d1-bb9484253c7c
Source identifiers:
581350
Local pid:
pubs:581350

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