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ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 856971, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/856971
Clinical Study

Clinical Significance of Preterm Singleton Pregnancies Complicated by Placental Abruption following Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes Compared with Those without p-PROM

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Japanese Red Cross Katsushika Maternity Hospital, 5-11-12 Tateishi, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo 124-0012, Japan

Received 24 January 2012; Accepted 1 April 2012

Academic Editors: E. Cosmi and R. Kimmig

Copyright © 2012 Shunji Suzuki. 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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