Diagnostic Modalities in Premature Rupture of Membranes

Abstract

Premature Rupture of Membranes (PROM) is defined as rupture of membranes prior to onset of labor. It can occur at any gestational week. PROM greater than 24 hours is referred as prolonged PROM and carries risk of ascending infection (1). PROM occurs in 8%-10% of all term pregnancies and in 2%-4% of all preterm singleton pregnancies (1,2). The most important… (More)

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