Comparison between amniotomy, oxytocin or both for augmentation of labor in prolonged latent phase: a randomized controlled trial

@inproceedings{Nachum2010ComparisonBA,
  title={Comparison between amniotomy, oxytocin or both for augmentation of labor in prolonged latent phase: a randomized controlled trial},
  author={Zohar Nachum and Gali Garmi and Yfat Kadan and Noah Zafran and Eliezer Shalev and Raed Salim},
  booktitle={Reproductive biology and endocrinology : RB&E},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND A prolonged latent phase is independently associated with an increased incidence of subsequent labor abnormalities. We aimed to compare between oxytocin augmentation, amniotomy and a combination of both on the duration of labor among women with a prolonged latent phase. METHODS Women with a singleton fetus in cephalic presentation who have a prolonged latent phase, were randomly allocated to amniotomy (group 1), oxytocin (group 2) or both (group 3). A group of women who progressed… CONTINUE READING

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