Maternal age-specific fetal loss rates in Down syndrome pregnancies

George M Savva, Joan K Morris, David E Mutton, Eva Alberman

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    Abstract

    Pregnancies affected by Down syndrome (DS) have a greater risk of spontaneous fetal loss than those that are unaffected. In this article, we investigate the relationship between maternal age and the risk of spontaneous fetal loss in DS pregnancies.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)499-504
    Number of pages6
    JournalPrenatal Diagnosis
    Volume26
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006

    Keywords

    • Aborted Fetus
    • Abortion, Spontaneous
    • Adult
    • Amniocentesis
    • Chorionic Villi Sampling
    • Cross-Sectional Studies
    • Down Syndrome
    • Female
    • Gestational Age
    • Humans
    • Maternal Age
    • Middle Aged
    • Pregnancy
    • Prenatal Diagnosis
    • Risk Factors
    • Survival Rate

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