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Anti-D administration after spontaneous miscarriage for preventing Rhesus alloimmunisation

  1. Laxminarayan Karanth1,*,
  2. Sharifah Halimah Jaafar2,
  3. Sachchithanantham Kanagasabai1,
  4. N S Nair3,
  5. Ankur Barua4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 15 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009617.pub2


How to Cite

Karanth L, Jaafar SH, Kanagasabai S, Nair NS, Barua A. Anti-D administration after spontaneous miscarriage for preventing Rhesus alloimmunisation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD009617. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009617.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Melaka Manipal Medical College, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Melaka, Malaysia

  2. 2

    Ipoh Specialist Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

  3. 3

    Manipal University, Department of Statistics, Manipal, Karnataka, India

  4. 4

    International Medical University (IMU), Department of Community Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

*Laxminarayan Karanth, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Melaka Manipal Medical College, Bukit Baru, Jalan Batu, Hampar, Melaka, 75150, Malaysia. karanthkl@ymail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

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References

References to studies included in this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
Visscher 1972 {published data only}
  • Visscher RD, Visscher HC. Do Rh-negative women with an early spontaneous abortion need Rh immuno prophylaxis?. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1972;113:158-65.

References to studies excluded from this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
Keith 1977 {published data only}
  • Keith L, Bozorgi N. Small dose Anti-Rh therapy after first trimester abortion. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 1977;15:235-7.

Additional references

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
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