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Pregnancies that extend beyond 42 weeks of gestation are at an increased risk for poor fetal and maternal outcomes. For decreasing the number of these cases, some labor induction techniques are used. The status of the cervix is an indicator for the success of the induction. In these study, investigators investigate the effect of membrane sweeping on the need of induction and the delivery time in term pregnancy.
Ankara University School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-07-24T12:38:13-0400
Membrane sweeping is a routine procedure in obstetrics in term patients. It has been shown to be effective in decreasing post term gestation and in increasing rate of spontaneous vaginal d...
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Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.
The elimination of PAIN, without the loss of CONSCIOUSNESS, during OBSTETRIC LABOR; OBSTETRIC DELIVERY; or the POSTPARTUM PERIOD, usually through the administration of ANALGESICS.
Medical problems associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR, such as BREECH PRESENTATION; PREMATURE OBSTETRIC LABOR; HEMORRHAGE; or others. These complications can affect the well-being of the mother, the FETUS, or both.
Artificially induced UTERINE CONTRACTION. Generally, LABOR, OBSTETRIC is induced with the intent to cause delivery of the fetus and termination of pregnancy.
The care of a fetus or newborn given before, during, and after delivery from the 28th week of gestation through the 7th day after delivery.
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