Pre-term cervical ripening and labor induction.

@article{Trnblom2002PretermCR,
  title={Pre-term cervical ripening and labor induction.},
  author={Susanne Abelin T{\"o}rnblom and Eva Ostlund and Lena Granstr{\"o}m and Gunvor Ekman},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2002},
  volume={104 2},
  pages={
          120-3
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate retrospectively pre-term induction; with Prostaglandin (PG) E(2)-gel and i.v. oxtytocin, respectively. METHODS Fifty pre-term women with a gestational age between 28 + 0 and 36 + 6 and medical indications for labor induction were compared with the two next induced at term and post-term. The obstetric end points were numbers of PGE(2)-gel applications, failed inductions, instrumental delivery and heavy bleeding after partus (>1000 ml). The neonatal outcome was registered… CONTINUE READING
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