Reproductive outcomes following induced abortion: a national register-based cohort study in Scotland
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    Letter in response to Bhattachariya et al. August 2012

    Dear Sirs

    Re:Reproductive outcomes following abortion: A national register- based cohort study in Scotland. Bhattacharya S et al. BMJOpen August 2012

    The authors of this study do not acknowledge that some hundreds of Scottish resident women come to England each year for abortions. As a consequence they are underestimating the risk of premature births post abortion.

    The numbers are significa...

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