Sonographic measurement of cervical length and fetal fibronectin testing in threatened preterm labor.

@article{Tsoi2006SonographicMO,
  title={Sonographic measurement of cervical length and fetal fibronectin testing in threatened preterm labor.},
  author={E. V. Tsoi and Serap Akmal and L. Pascal Geerts and Bridget Jeffery and Kypros H. Nicolaides},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={368-72}
}
OBJECTIVE In women presenting with threatened preterm labor, both fetal fibronectin and sonographic measurement of cervical length have been shown to distinguish between true and false labor. The aim of this study was to determine whether the combination of both tests provides a better prediction than the individual tests alone. METHODS We examined 195 women with singleton pregnancies presenting at 24-36 (median 31) weeks of gestation with regular and painful uterine contractions, intact… CONTINUE READING

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