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Reducing stillbirths: prevention and management of medical disorders and infections during pregnancy

Esme V Menezes1, Mohammad Yawar Yakoob1, Tanya Soomro1, Rachel A Haws2, Gary L Darmstadt2 and Zulfiqar A Bhutta1*

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1 Division of Maternal and Child Health, The Aga Khan University, Karachi-74800, Pakistan

2 Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009, 9(Suppl 1):S4  doi:10.1186/1471-2393-9-S1-S4

Published: 7 May 2009

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Web Table 1. Component studies in Trumbo et al. 2007 meta-analysis: Impact of calcium supplementation for prevention of PIH and pre-eclampsia on stillbirths/perinatal mortality. Component studies in Trumbo et al. 2007 meta-analysis showing impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 2. Component studies in Hofmeyr et al. 2007 meta-analysis: Impact of calcium supplementation for prevention of PIH. Component studies in Hofmeyr et al. 2007 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 3. Component studies in Abalos et al. 2007 meta-analysis: impact of antihypertensive drugs for chronic maternal hypertension. Component studies in Abalos et al. 2007 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 4. Component studies in Magee et al. 2003 meta-analysis: impact of anti-hypertensive drugs for chronic maternal hypertension. Component studies in Magee et al. 2003 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 5. Component studies in Duley et al. 2006 meta-analysis: impact of anti-hypertensive drugs for chronic maternal hypertension. Component studies in Duley et al. 2006 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 6. Component studies in King et al. 2003 meta-analysis: impact of anti-hypertensive drugs for chronic maternal hypertension. Component studies in King et al. 2003 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 7. Component studies in Say et al. 1996 meta-analysis: impact of anti-hypertensive drugs for chronic maternal hypertension. Component studies in Say et al. 1996 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 8. Component studies in Meher and Duley. 2007 meta-analysis: impact of anti-hypertensive drugs for chronic maternal hypertension. Component studies in Meher and Duley. 2007 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 9. Component studies in Duley et al. 2007 meta-analysis: impact of anti-platelet agents. Component studies in Duley et al. 2007 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 10. Component studies in Askie et al. 2007 meta-analysis: impact of anti-platelet agents. Component studies in Askie et al. 2007 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 11. Component studies in Empson et al. 2005 meta-analysis: Impact of treatment during pregnancy for lupus anti-coagulant or anti-phospholipid syndrome. Component studies in Empson et al. 2005 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 12. Component studes in Di Nisio et al. 2005: Impact of LMWH (enoxaparin) versus aspirin. Component studies in Di Nisio et al. 2005 review reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 13. Component studies in Gates et al. 2002 meta-analysis: Impact of thromboprophylaxis during pregnancy. Component studies in Gates et al. 2002 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 14. Component studies in Rumbold et al. 2008: impact of anti-oxidant supplements. Component studies in Rumbold et al. 2008 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 15. Component studies in Rumbold and Crowther 2005: Impact of anti-oxidants. Component studies in Rumbold and Crowther 2005 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 16. Component studies in Drakeley et al. 2003 meta-analysis: Impact of cervical cerclage on stillbirths and perinatal mortality. Component studies in Drakeley et al. 2003 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 17. Component studies in Jorgensen et al. 2007 meta-analysis: Impact of cervical cerclage. Component studies in Jorgensen et al. 2007 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 18. Component studies in King and Flenady 2002 meta-analysis: impact of anti-biotics in high-risk pregnancy. Component studies in King and Flenady 2002 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 19. Component studies in McDonald et al. 2007 meta-analysis: impact of anti-biotics in high-risk pregnancy. Component studies in McDonald et al. 2007 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 20. Component studies in Lumbiganon et al. 2004 meta-analysis: impact of anti-biotics in high-risk pregnancy. Component studies in Lumbiganon et al. 2004 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 21. Component studies in Goldenberg et al. 2006 meta-analysis: Impact of vaginally administered chlorhexidine during labour on stillbirths/perinatal mortality. Component studies in Goldenberg et al. 2006 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 22. Component studies in Thinkhamrop et al. 2002 meta-analysis: impact of anti-biotics in high-risk pregnancy. Component studies in Thinkhamrop et al. 2002 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 23. Component studies in Kenyon et al. 2003 meta-analysis: Impact of antibiotics for PPROM/PROM. Component studies in Kenyon et al. 2003 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 24. Component studies in Flenady and King 2002 meta-analysis: Impact of anti-biotics for PROM at or near term. Component studies in Flenady and King 2002 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 25. Component studies in Garner and Gulmezoglu 2006 meta-analysis: impact of anti-malarials in malaria-endemic areas. Component studies in Garner and Gulmezoglu 2006 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 26. Component studies in Gamble et al. 2006 & 2007 meta-analyses: impact of ITNs. Component studies in Gamble et al. 2006, 2007 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 27. Component studies in Volmink et al. 2007 meta-analysis: impact of PMTCT. Component studies in Volmink et al. 2007 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 28. Component studies in Suksomboon et al. 2007 meta-analysis: impact of PMTCT. Component studies in Suksomboon et al. 2007 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 29. Component studies in Wiysonge et al. 2005 meta-analysis: impact of PMTCT. Component studies in Wiysonge et al. 2005 meta-analysis reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 30. Component studies in Xiong et al. 2006: impact of periodontal disease. Component studies in Xiong et al. 2006 reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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Web Table 31. Component studies in Xiong et al. 2007: impact of periodontal disease. Component studies in Xiong et al. 2007 reporting impact on stillbirths/perinatal mortality

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