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Intervention Protocol

Elective preterm birth for fetal gastroschisis

  1. Natalie H Grant2,
  2. Jim G Thornton1,*,
  3. Jon Dorling3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 5 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009394


How to Cite

Grant NH, Thornton JG, Dorling J. Elective preterm birth for fetal gastroschisis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD009394. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009394.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Nottingham, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK

  2. 2

    Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK

  3. 3

    Nottingham City Hospital, Neonatal Medicine, Nottingham, UK

*Jim G Thornton, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust, Hucknall Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 1PB, UK. jim.thornton@nottingham.ac.uk.

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  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 5 OCT 2011

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To investigate the benefits and complications of planned preterm birth for fetal gastroschisis in pregnancies complicated by this condition, as compared with later birth. The mode of birth may be either vaginal or by caesarean section), but this is not part of the intervention.