Prolonged rupture of fetal membranes and decreased frequency of respiratory distress syndrome and patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants.

@article{Thibeault1977ProlongedRO,
  title={Prolonged rupture of fetal membranes and decreased frequency of respiratory distress syndrome and patent ductus arteriosus in preterm infants.},
  author={Donald W. Thibeault and George C. Emmanouilides},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1977},
  volume={129 1},
  pages={43-6}
}
Observations were made on 153 preterm infants (25 to 34 weeks' gestation) in an attempt to answer the following questions: dose prolonged rupture of the fetal membranes (ROM) correlate with a decreased frequency of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) and patent ductus arteriosus, and, if so, what is the duration of ROM required? An analysis of the data… CONTINUE READING