Extra-amniotic saline infusion increases cesarean risk versus other induction methods and spontaneous labor.

Abstract

Extra-amniotic saline infusion (EASI) via a Foley catheter has been thought to be comparable in efficacy to other induction and cervical ripening methods. This study examines the risk of cesarean delivery associated with EASI compared with spontaneous labor and other methods of cervical ripening. A retrospective cohort study based upon deliveries at… (More)

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@article{Levey2006ExtraamnioticSI, title={Extra-amniotic saline infusion increases cesarean risk versus other induction methods and spontaneous labor.}, author={Kenneth A Levey and Alan A. Arslan and Edmund F. Funai}, journal={American journal of perinatology}, year={2006}, volume={23 7}, pages={435-8} }