Elective induction versus spontaneous labor after sonographic diagnosis of fetal macrosomia.

@article{Combs1993ElectiveIV,
  title={Elective induction versus spontaneous labor after sonographic diagnosis of fetal macrosomia.},
  author={Christopher Combs and Niveditha B Singh and Jane C Khoury},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1993},
  volume={81 4},
  pages={492-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that elective induction of labor, compared to spontaneous labor, reduces the cesarean rate in women with a sonographic diagnosis of fetal macrosomia. METHODS Sonography results over a period of 27 months were used to select 262 consecutive patients who met the following inclusion criteria: singleton pregnancy at term, estimated fetal weight (EFW) at the 90th percentile or greater, and delivery at our institution. The subjects were divided into four groups… CONTINUE READING

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