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Controversy on another possible risk of preterm delivery after cervical conization: time interval between conization and conception

  • S. Matsubara1,*,
  • R. Usui1
  • A. Ohkuchi1

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi (Japan)

DOI: 10.12892/ejgo25502014 Vol.35,Issue 1,January 2014 pp.5-6

Published: 10 January 2014

*Corresponding Author(s): S. Matsubara E-mail:

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S. Matsubara,R. Usui,A. Ohkuchi. Controversy on another possible risk of preterm delivery after cervical conization: time interval between conization and conception. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2014. 35(1);5-6.


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