FROM THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY FOR MATERNAL-FETAL MEDICINE DALLAS - Women who become pregnant after undergoing a loop electrosurgical excision procedure do not have an increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcome, according to findings from a large, 7-year multicenter retrospective cohort study No differences were seen in regard to the rates of preterm birth or pregnancy loss between 628 women with a prior loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), 601 women with a prior cervical punch biopsy, and 616 women with a prior Pap smear, Dr.
What does PT stand for?
PT stands for Preterm
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Approximately 13 million infants worldwide were born before 37 weeks' gestation in 2005, according to the first estimation of the global incidence of preterm birth.
Premature birth can have serious effects on the development and growth of children, and in many parts of the world preterm deliveries are increasing in frequency.
Preterm birth, which can lead to long-term health and developmental problems, exacts a heavy economic toll-$26.
However, birth records do not contain most of the variables that are important predictors of low weight and preterm births.