Marian Bielecki

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Oligohydramnios complicates about 0.5-5% of pregnancies and is associated with an increased rate of perinatal morbidity and mortality. Our purpose was determine the effectiveness of amnioinfusion before induction of labour in reducing the incidence of fetal distress in pregnancies with anhydramnios at term. The rate of cesarean sections performed for fetal(More)
DESIGN Our purpose was to investigate the maternal plasma and amniotic fluid interleukin-6 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels in women with imminent preterm labour. MATERIAL AND METHODS The present study was designed to evaluate IL-6 and TNF-alpha levels in 93 pregnant women with threatened preterm labour and 40 women with normal pregnancy. Maternal(More)
C-reactive protein (CRP) levels were evaluated during spontaneous labour, in imminent premature parturition (IPP) and after preterm rupture of oocyst membranes (PROM). Increasing CRP level during spontaneous labour was found in 16.6% parturients. Elevated CRP level in patients with IPP makes it impossible to predict premature labour. In parturients with(More)
Our purpose was to investigate the maternal plasma and amniotic fluid interleukin-6 levels in women with preterm labour. The present study was designed to evaluate IL-6 levels in 93 pregnant women with threatened preterm labour and 40 normal pregnant. Maternal blood samples were collected by routine forearm venipuncture at admission during routine(More)