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ALLMedicine™ Abnormal Labor Center

Research & Reviews  17 results

Normal labor curve in twin gestation.
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Hochler H, Guedalia J et. al.

Aug 8th, 2021 - Failure to progress is one of the leading indications for cesarean delivery in trials of labor in twin gestations. However, assessment of labor progression in twin labors is managed according to singleton labor curves. This study aimed to establis...

Poor uterine contractility and postpartum hemorrhage among low-risk women: A case-contr...
International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics: the ... Nishida K, Sairenchi T et. al.

Nov 7th, 2020 - To examine the association between the risk of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) and poor uterine contractility, which is suggested by the characteristics of labor. This case-control study used cases recorded in the Japan Perinatal Registry database dur...

Association of abnormal first stage of labor duration and maternal and neonatal morbidity.
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Blankenship SA, Raghuraman N et. al.

Sep 5th, 2020 - Contemporary guidelines for labor management do not characterize abnormal labor on the basis of maternal and/or neonatal morbidity. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the association of abnormal duration of the first stage of term labor and the r...

Identification of large-for-gestational age fetuses using antenatal customized fetal gr...
European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproduct... Dall'Asta A, Rizzo G et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2020 - Fetal overgrowth is an acknowledged risk factor for abnormal labor course and maternal and perinatal complications. The objective of this study was to evaluate whether the use of antenatal ultrasound-based customized fetal growth charts in fetuses...

Normal and abnormal labor progression
Robert M Ehsanipoor

INTRODUCTION During normal labor, regular and painful uterine contractions cause progressive dilation and effacement of the cervix, accompanied by descent and eventual expulsion of the fetus. "Abnormal labor," "dystocia," and "failure to progress"...

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News  4 results

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Normal and Abnormal Labor and Delivery

Aug 21st, 2017 - Labor is a physiologic process during which the products of conception (ie, the fetus, membranes, umbilical cord, and placenta) are expelled outside of the uterus. Labor is achieved with changes in the biochemical connective tissue and with gradua...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Normal and Abnormal Labor and Delivery

Aug 21st, 2017 - A prolonged latent phase is not indicative of dystocia in itself because this diagnosis cannot be made in the latent phase. For those in the latent phase, the treatment of choice is rest for several hours. During this interval, uterine activity, f...

For the management of labor, patience is a virtue
Robert L. Barbieri, MD

Jul 31st, 2017 - During the past 45 years, the cesarean delivery (CD) rate in the United States has increased from 5. 5% in 1970 to 33% from 2009 to 2013, followed by a small decrease to 32% in 2014 and 2015.

Rethinking the management of labor
E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA

Feb 26th, 2016 - Over the last 50 years, we have witnessed some incredible advancements that have vastly improved maternal and fetal outcomes, even in the face of the most complex obstetrical dilemmas. As our practice and the research continues to evolve, it is in.

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