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la HABA ABELARDO FUERTES-de MD DPH FACOG; CURET CUEVAS, J. O. MD; PELEGRINA, IVAN MD, MPH, FACOG; BANGDIWALA, ISHVER PHD
Obstetrics & Gynecology: October 1970
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An analysis of 30 deaths among 9633 patients who were using oral and vaginal contraceptives failed to reveal any relationship between oral contraceptives and deaths due to pulmonary embolism or to coronary thrombosis or infarction in the absence of a predisposing medical condition. Sixteen percent (16.6%) of the deaths were due to complications of pregnancy which would not have occurred if the pregnancies had been effectively prevented.

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