Intracervical Foley balloon catheter for cervical ripening and labor induction: A review.

@article{Greenberg2015IntracervicalFB,
  title={Intracervical Foley balloon catheter for cervical ripening and labor induction: A review.},
  author={Victoria Greenberg and Adeeb Khalifeh},
  journal={Seminars in perinatology},
  year={2015},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={441-3}
}
Labor induction is a common obstetric practice. Optimal methods of both ripening and induction are debated. This article assesses the intracervical Foley balloon catheter through review of literature, including meta-analyses, randomized controlled trials, and retrospective data. Discussion includes comparison of Foley balloon catheters to pharmacologic… CONTINUE READING