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Research & Reviews  80 results

Management of prolonged first stage of labour in a low-resource setting: lessons learnt...
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; Bakker W, van Dorp E et. al.

May 24th, 2021 - Caesarean sections without medical indication cause substantial maternal and perinatal ill-health, particularly in low-income countries where surgery is often less safe. In presence of adequate labour monitoring and by appropriate use of evidence-...

Is Exposure to Intrapartum Prostaglandins for Labor Induction Associated with a Lower I...
American Journal of Perinatology; Son SL, Allshouse AA et. al.

May 3rd, 2021 - Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is implicated in 30% of neonatal deaths. Since prostaglandins promote surfactant secretion and labor is associated with a lower risk of RDS in term neonates, it is plausible that synthetic prostaglandin (sPG) ex...

Labor Dystocia in Nulliparous Women.
American Family Physician; LeFevre NM, Krumm E et. al.

Jan 16th, 2021 - Dystocia (abnormally slow or protracted labor) accounts for 25% to 55% of primary cesarean deliveries. The latent phase of labor begins with onset of regular, painful contractions and continues until 6 cm of cervical dilation. Current recommendati...

Early versus delayed oxytocin infusion following amniotomy for induction of labor: a me...
The Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine : the O... Pergialiotis V, Bellos I et. al.

Jan 15th, 2021 - Oxytocin infusion prior to confirmation of delay in labor is discouraged by the World Health Organization. However, evidence from the Cochrane library seems to support early amniotomy and oxytocin to reduce the rates of cesarean sections (CS). To ...

Early description of amniotomy in medieval Persia.
The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research; Vazani Y, Feyzabadi Z et. al.

Jan 7th, 2021 - Artificial rupture of the amniotic membranes during the labor, which is called amniotomy, is a common procedure in modern obstetric and midwifery protocols. There is no definite agreement regarding the timing of amniotomy in a delayed labor. In th...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  9 results

Membrane Sweeping Versus Transcervical Foley Catheter for Induction of Labour in Women With Previous Caesarean Delivery

Oct 17th, 2018 - Induction of labour (IOL) is an obstetric intervention to artificially initiate labour before its spontaneous onset. It is undertaken when maternal or fetal risks of continuing pregnancy outweigh the risks of IOL. The methods of IOL include pharma...

Routine Early vs Delayed Amniotomy for Preterm Pregnancies: A Randomized Open Label Trial

Sep 27th, 2018 - Women presenting with a preterm singleton pregnancy between 28.0 and 36.6 weeks of gestation with cephalic lie and a medical indication for induction of labor will be approached for this study. The patient/provider must be attempting induction wit...

Comparing Foley Catheter Balloon With Early Amniotomy for Induction of Labor at Term

Aug 14th, 2018 - An unfavorable cervix during induction decreases the success rate of labor induction and vaginal delivery. Therefore it is required to apply cervical ripening methods for unfavorable cervices. Application of transcervical Foley catheter is an effe...

Early Amniotomy After Vaginal Prostaglandin E2 for Induction of Labor at Term: a Randomized Clinical Trial

Dec 8th, 2016 - During induction of labour, amniotomy (defined as artificial rupture of fetal membranes) is commonly used in combination with induction of labor. However, there is a lack of data on both effectiveness and ideal timing of this procedure. Yet for pa...

Rapid Detection of Group B Streptococcus (Strep)-Labor and Delivery Study

Dec 15th, 2015 - Group B Strep neonatal infections is one of the leading infections in newborns, most of which are acquired by vertical transmission at the time of childbirth. Most cases can be prevented by identifying women who are colonized with GBS in the vagin...

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News  8 results

Early Amniotomy Shortens Labor in Nulliparas

Mar 1st, 2011 - When asked if the study was mixing cervical ripening with labor induction, Dr. Macones said, “I think the lines between ripening and induction are actually quite gray.

Early Amniotomy Shortens Labor in Nulliparous Women

Feb 17th, 2011 - When asked if the study was mixing cervical ripening with labor induction, Dr. Macones said, "I think the lines between ripening and induction are actually quite gray.

Amniotomy During Spontaneous Labor Benefits Neither Mother Nor Child

Oct 17th, 2007 - Action Points Explain to interested patients that in this literature review amniotomy, also called breaking the waters, did not shorten labor or improve the mother's childbirth experience or the infant's Apgar score. Explain that these findings em...

Laboring in Water Helpful for Dystocia

Jan 26th, 2004 - Jan. 26, 2004 — Laboring in water can be helpful in dystocia, according to the results of a randomized controlled trial published online Jan. 26 in the British Medical Journal. "Incomplete understanding of labour may lead to unnecessarily early in...

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