Randomized trial of endovaginal ultrasound in preterm premature rupture of membranes.

@article{Carlan1997RandomizedTO,
  title={Randomized trial of endovaginal ultrasound in preterm premature rupture of membranes.},
  author={Stephen James Carlan and L. Bruce Richmond and William F O'brien},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1997},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={458-61}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of weekly endovaginal ultrasound on the incidence of maternal infection and the time from rupture to delivery in women with preterm premature rupture of membranes (PROM). METHODS Women with singleton pregnancies complicated by preterm PROM at 24-34 weeks' gestation were assigned randomly to groups having endovaginal ultrasound or no vaginal sonography. Along with the standard expectant management, the endovaginal-ultrasound group had weekly vaginal probe… CONTINUE READING