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Mechanical methods for induction of labour.
BACKGROUND Mechanical methods were the first methods developed to ripen the cervix or to induce labour. Devices which were used include various type of catheters and of laminaria tents, introducedExpand
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Endoscopic laser surgery versus serial amnioreduction for severe twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.
BACKGROUND Monochorionic twin pregnancies complicated by severe twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome at midgestation can be treated by either serial amnioreduction (removal of large volumes of amnioticExpand
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Antibiotics for preterm rupture of membranes.
BACKGROUND Premature birth carries substantial neonatal morbidity and mortality. Subclinical infection is associated with preterm rupture of membranes (PROM). Prophylactic maternal antibiotic therapyExpand
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Mechanical methods for induction of labour.
BACKGROUND Mechanical methods were the first methods developed to ripen the cervix and induce labour. During recent decades they have been substituted by pharmacological methods. Potential advantagesExpand
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Membrane sweeping for induction of labour.
BACKGROUND Sweeping of the membranes, also named stripping of the membranes, is a relatively simple technique usually performed without admission to hospital. During vaginal examination, theExpand
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Strategies for implementing the WHO diagnostic criteria and classification of hyperglycaemia first detected in pregnancy.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently released updated recommendations on Diagnostic Criteria and Classification of Hyperglycaemia First Detected in Pregnancy which are likely to increaseExpand
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Maternal height and external pelvimetry to predict cephalopelvic disproportion in nulliparous African women: a cohort study
Objective To assess external pelvimetry and maternal height, as predictors of cephalopelvic disproportion.
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Diagnostic criteria and classification of hyperglycaemia first detected in pregnancy: a World Health Organization Guideline.
The high prevalence of diabetes globally and its increasing frequency in women of gestational age have generated new research data on the relationship between glycaemia and pregnancy outcomes. TheExpand
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Induction of labour versus expectant management for large-for-date fetuses: a randomised controlled trial
BACKGROUND Macrosomic fetuses are at increased risk of shoulder dystocia. We aimed to compare induction of labour with expectant management for large-for-date fetuses for prevention of shoulderExpand
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Care of women with female genital mutilation/cutting.
In multi-ethnic European society medical professionals are faced with an increasing number of women originating from countries where female genital mutilations/cuttings (FGM/C) are practised. RecentExpand
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