Sonographic cervical length measurement before labor induction in term nulliparous women.

@article{Daskalakis2006SonographicCL,
  title={Sonographic cervical length measurement before labor induction in term nulliparous women.},
  author={George J Daskalakis and Nikolaos Thomakos and Leonardos Hatziioannou and Spyros A Mesogitis and Nikolaos E Papantoniou and Aris J. Antsaklis},
  journal={Fetal diagnosis and therapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={34-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to determine if transvaginal sonographic measurement of the cervical length is a useful method to predict successful labor induction in nulliparas. METHODS 137 women who were scheduled for medically indicated induction of labor had a transvaginal sonographic measurement of the cervical length before labor induction. Inclusion criteria were: (1) singleton pregnancy; (2) gestational age between 37-42 weeks; (3) live fetus in cephalic presentation; (4… CONTINUE READING
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