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The predictive capacity of uterine artery Doppler for preterm birth - a cohort study.

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Mid-trimester uterine artery resistance measured with Doppler sonography is predictive for iatrogenic preterm birth. In view of the emerging association between hypertensive disease in pregnancy and spontaneous preterm birth, we hypothesized that uterine artery resistance could also predict spontaneous preterm birth.

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Name: Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica
ISSN: 1600-0412
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