TITLE

High Risk of Death During Pregnancy Exists for Women With Turner Syndrome

PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Fertility Weekly;10/6/2003, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that women with Turner syndrome are at high risk for death during pregnancy. Influence of aortic rupture or dissection on the high risk; Presence of an associated cardiovascular malformation; Number of deaths among Turner syndrome patients that achieved pregnancy through oocyte donation.
ACCESSION #
12538858

 

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