Elsy Thomas

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PURPOSE To compare the effects of two different regimens of intravenous hydration and oral hydration on the duration of active labor. METHODS Two hundred and ninety-three low risk term primigravida in active labor were randomized into three groups. The first group had 99 patients who received oral fluids only, the second group of 98 patients received(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the ability of sildenafil to inhibit the contractility of isolated non pregnant human myometrium. MATERIALS AND METHODS The inhibitory effect of three concentrations (3, 10, and 30 µM) of sildenafil on 55 mM KCl-induced contractility of isolated non-pregnant human myometrium was studied. The ability of the guanylyl cyclase(More)
OBJECTIVES This study attempted to follow up a cohort of women who presented to a tertiary hospital to investigate the effect of domestic violence on maternal and neonatal outcomes. MATERIALS AND METHODS Women, between 26-34 weeks of gestation, attending the obstetrics outpatient department, were recruited and followed up until delivery. They were(More)
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