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Cervical conization and the risk of preterm delivery.
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PMID:  21345402     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The current body of literature concerning cervical conization and its effect on subsequent pregnancy outcome is conflicting. Depending on the type of conization procedure that is examined and the quality of the control group, the results and conclusions vary widely. Because treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia is commonplace among women of reproductive age, it is imperative that practitioners have an understanding of the issues surrounding the treatment. Therefore, this review will summarize the published literature that addresses excisional procedures of the uterine cervix and the risk of preterm delivery in subsequent pregnancies and provide reasonable treatment recommendations for women with cervical abnormalities and a desire for future fertility.
Authors:
Kerri S Bevis; Joseph R Biggio
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1097-6868     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370476     Medline TA:  Am J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Mosby, Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.
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