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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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
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006


  • 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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