The risk of cesarean delivery with neuraxial analgesia given early versus late in labor.

@article{Wong2005TheRO,
  title={The risk of cesarean delivery with neuraxial analgesia given early versus late in labor.},
  author={C. Wong and B. Scavone and A. Peaceman and R. McCarthy and J. Sullivan and Nathaniel T. Diaz and E. Yaghmour and R. Marcus and S. Sherwani and Michelle T. Sproviero and Meltem Yilmaz and R. Patel and C. Robles and S. Grouper},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={352 7},
  pages={
          655-65
        }
}
  • C. Wong, B. Scavone, +11 authors S. Grouper
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • BACKGROUND Epidural analgesia initiated early in labor (when the cervix is less than 4.0 cm dilated) has been associated with an increased risk of cesarean delivery. It is unclear, however, whether this increase in risk is due to the analgesia or is attributable to other factors. METHODS We conducted a randomized trial of 750 nulliparous women at term who were in spontaneous labor or had spontaneous rupture of the membranes and who had a cervical dilatation of less than 4.0 cm. Women were… CONTINUE READING

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