Risk factors and outcome of failure to progress during the first stage of labor: a population-based study.

@article{Sheiner2002RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors and outcome of failure to progress during the first stage of labor: a population-based study.},
  author={Eyal Sheiner and Amalia G. Levy and Uri Feinstein and Mordechai Hallak and Moshe Mazor},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2002},
  volume={81 3},
  pages={222-6}
}
BACKGROUND One of the major indications for Cesarean section (CS) is failure of labor to progress. This study was aimed at defining obstetric risk factors for failure of labor to progress during the first stage, and to determine pregnancy outcome. METHODS A population-based study comparing all singleton, vertex, term deliveries between the years 1988 and 1999 with an unscarred uterus, complicated with failure of labor to progress during the first stage with deliveries without non-progressive… CONTINUE READING

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