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The preterm birth syndrome: a prototype phenotypic classification.

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Preterm birth is a syndrome with many causes and phenotypes. We propose a classification that is based on clinical phenotypes that are defined by ≥ 1 characteristics of the mother, the fetus, the placenta, the signs of parturition, and the pathway to delivery. Risk factors and mode of delivery are not included. There are 5 components in a preterm birth phenotype: (1) maternal conditions that are present before presentation for delivery, (2) fetal conditions that are present before presentatio...

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10.1016/j.ajog.2011.10.866

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Papageorghiou, AT More by this author
Knight, HE More by this author
Gravett, MG More by this author
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Journal:
American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Volume:
206
Issue:
2
Pages:
119-123
Publication date:
2012-02-05
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EISSN:
1097-6868
ISSN:
0002-9378
URN:
uuid:af6d378d-d167-4902-a6e1-d5b387b7223f
Source identifiers:
248277
Local pid:
pubs:248277

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