Outcome after elective labor induction in nulliparous women: a matched cohort study.

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OBJECTIVE To determine whether elective induction of labor in nulliparous women is associated with changes in fetomaternal outcome when compared with labor of spontaneous onset. STUDY DESIGN All 80 labor wards in Flanders (Northern Belgium) comprised a matched cohort study. From 1996 through 1997, 7683 women with elective induced labor and 7683 women with… (More)

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@article{Cammu2002OutcomeAE, title={Outcome after elective labor induction in nulliparous women: a matched cohort study.}, author={Hendrik Cammu and Guy E I Martens and Gunther Ruyssinck and J J Amy}, journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology}, year={2002}, volume={186 2}, pages={240-4} }