Cervical cancer and risk for delivery of small-for-gestational age neonates

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JOURNAL OF WOMEN’S HEALTH Volume 19, Number 5, 2010 ª Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. DOI: 10.1089=jwh.2009.1574

Cervical Cancer and Risk for Delivery of Small-for-Gestational Age Neonates
Gina M. Mantia Smaldone, M.D.,* Marijane A. Krohn, Ph.D., and Elizabeth A. McGee, M.D.{


Objective: To determine if cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 3 (CIN-3) and cervical cancer are associated with adverse obstetrical outcomes. Methods: Women with diagnoses of CIN-3 and cervical cancer were first identified from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Network Cancer Registry by using respective ICD-3 codes. Identified records were then linked to the Magee Obstetrical Maternal and Infant (MOMI) database to identify women who
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Based on these findings, the authors of both studies recommended that women should be counseled about these risks before treatment. Although it is known that surgical treatment for cervical disease is linked to adverse obstetrical outcomes, little is known about the potential effects of these disease processes on future pregnancies. In this study, we reviewed pregnancy outcomes at our institution following a diagnosis of CIN-3 or cervical cancer to

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