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Increased maternal cardiovascular mortality associated with pregnancy in women with Turner syndrome.
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PMID:  22192347     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In women with Turner syndrome, the risk of death from aortic dissection or rupture during pregnancy may be 2%, and this risk persists during the postpartum period owing to pregnancy-related aortic changes. Turner syndrome is a relative contraindication for pregnancy; however, it is an absolute contraindication for pregnancy in a patient with a documented cardiac anomaly. This document replaces the 2008 document of the same name.
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Practice Committee Of The American Society For Reproductive Medicine
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama.
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