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Interest of HI-RTE Elasticity in Obstetric

2014-08-27 03:17:17 | BioPortfolio

Summary

In obstetric, the investigators can't predict accurately with current means (BISHOP score, traditional cervix ultrasonography and fibronectin) the childbirth time and delay.

If ultrasonography can determine the length, the cervix opening, it can't define its flexibility. Indeed, the conventional cervix ultrasonography can't inform us about the consistency of the uterine cervix.

The elastography (elasticity imagery) is an innovating technology. It is a new technology currently used as part of breast cancer estimate. This diagnosis mean use the ultrasonography to measure the tissues answer under pressure.

Its contribution in obstetric must be estimated to improve patients minimum fare.

The main target of the investigators study is to estimate the interest of the measure of cervix elasticity degree by elastography in prediction of premature birth within a population of pregnant women

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Premature Birth

Intervention

The elastography (elasticity imagery)

Location

Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille
Marseille
France
13

Status

Recruiting

Source

Assistance Publique Hopitaux De Marseille

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:17-0400

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