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Correspondence| Volume 265, P217-219, October 2021

A case of perinatal death after insertion of an intrauterine pressure catheter

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    1 Present address: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Amsterdam University Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
    Lisa M. Trommelen
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    Corresponding author at: Amsterdam University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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    1 Present address: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Amsterdam University Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
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    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Diakonessenhuis, Bosboomstraat 1, 3508 TG, Utrecht, the Netherlands
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  • Eline A.E.M. Reynaers
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    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Amphia Breda, the Netherlands
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  • Ben Willem J. Mol
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    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Monash University, Clayton, Australia
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  • Tatjana E. Vogelvang
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    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Diakonessenhuis, Bosboomstraat 1, 3508 TG, Utrecht, the Netherlands
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    1 Present address: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Amsterdam University Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
      We present a delivery of a 32-year old gravida 2, para 0, abortion 1, BMI 20.2, with a gestational age of 41 + 5 weeks, attending our labor ward for induction of labor. The estimated fetal growth at repeated ultrasound assessment was p90-p97, oral glucose tolerance test was normal. At time of induction the estimated weight by manual assessment was 4400 g.
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