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ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 451915, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/451915
Clinical Study

Adverse Outcomes of IVF/ICSI Pregnancies Vary Depending on Aetiology of Infertility

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Kuopio University Hospital, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
2Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, 70211 Kuopio, Finland

Received 13 December 2011; Accepted 2 February 2012

Academic Editors: A. Canellada, E. Cosmi, and F. Sharara

Copyright © 2012 Paula Kuivasaari-Pirinen 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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