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Effects of Maternal Obesity on Duration and Outcomes of Prostaglandin Cervical Ripening and Labor Induction
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the effect of maternal body mass index (BMI) on progress and outcomes of prostaglandin labor induction. METHODS: This study was a secondary analysis of data collected duringExpand
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Factors Predicting Successful Labor Induction With Dinoprostone and Misoprostol Vaginal Inserts
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the maternal and pregnancy characteristics that independently predict successful induction of labor, defined as vaginal delivery. METHODS: The study was a secondary analysis ofExpand
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Trends in Gestational Choriocarcinoma: A 27‐Year Perspective
OBJECTIVE To evaluate trends in incidence and survival rates for gestational choriocarcinoma with the use of population-based data. METHODS Overall and 5-year average age-adjusted incidence ratesExpand
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Rising rates of labor induction: present concerns and future strategies.
The rate of labor induction nationwide increased gradually from 9.5% to 19.4% between 1990 and 1998. Reasons for this doubling of inductions relate to widespread availability of cervical ripeningExpand
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Isolated oligohydramnios is not associated with adverse perinatal outcomes
Objective  To examine fetal growth and perinatal outcomes in pregnancies with isolated oligohydramnios.
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Behavioral changes in developing mice after prenatal exposure to paroxetine (Paxil)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to conduct in a randomized, placebo-controlled manner behavioral testing on mice offspring exposed prenatally to the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitorExpand
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Ethnic differences at risk for gestational trophoblastic disease in New Mexico: A 25-year population-based study.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare gestational trophoblastic disease incidence rates with the use of population-based data. STUDY DESIGN All incident cases between 1973 and 1997 andExpand
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Multiple nuchal cord entanglements and intrapartum complications.
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to evaluate the outcomes of pregnancies complicated by a multiple (double, triple, or quadruple) nuchal cord entanglement. STUDY DESIGN Computerized data from ourExpand
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Antepartum Fetal Assessment: Monitoring Fetal Activity
Fetal movement has gained worldwide attention as an expression of fetal health in utero. This article examines the techniques for monitoring fetal movement, evaluates the prognostic value ofExpand
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Patient utilization of information sources about safety of medications during pregnancy.
OBJECTIVE To examine information sources about the safety of medications during pregnancy among predominantly Latina pregnant women. STUDY DESIGN Consecutively chosen pregnant women (n = 404)Expand
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