Pregnancy Risk from Cervical Excision

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Pregnancy Risk from Cervical Excision
Maria Kyrgiou

Maria Kyrgiou, Hammersmith Hospital, London
Abstract: Lancet 2006; 367: 489-98
A meta-analysis published in the Lancet has found that excising pre-cancerous lesions of the cervix can lead to problems with pregnancy such as: pre-term delivery, caesarian section, low-birthweight and premature rupture of the membranes. Lead investigator Maria Kyrgiou spoke with Sarah Maxwell.

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