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Cervical Length Measurement in Obstetrics: From Academic Luxury to Clinical Practice

Badreldeen Ahmed, Zohra Hasnani

Keywords : Cervical length measurement,Preterm labor

Citation Information : Ahmed B, Hasnani Z. Cervical Length Measurement in Obstetrics: From Academic Luxury to Clinical Practice. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012; 6 (1):93-96.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1229

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-03-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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Ahmed B, Hasnani Z. Cervical Length Measurement in Obstetrics: From Academic Luxury to Clinical Practice. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012;6(1):93-96.


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