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Journal of Pregnancy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 574513, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/574513
Clinical Study

Congenital Anomalies and Termination of Pregnancy in Iran

1Research Centre of Iranian Legal Medicine Organization, 5166615739 Tabriz, Iran
2Department of Community Medicine, National Public Health Management Centre (NPMC), School of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, 5166615739 Tabriz, Iran
3Department of Neonatology, Pediatric Health Research Centre, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, 5166615739 Tabriz, Iran

Received 6 January 2012; Revised 25 February 2012; Accepted 28 February 2012

Academic Editor: Sinuhe Hahn

Copyright © 2012 Bahram Samadirad et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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