The role of proteomics in the assessment of premature rupture of fetal membranes.

@article{Thadikkaran2005TheRO,
  title={The role of proteomics in the assessment of premature rupture of fetal membranes.},
  author={Lynne Thadikkaran and David Crettaz and Mich{\`e}le A Siegenthaler and Denis Gallot and Vincent Sapin and Renato V Iozzo and Pierre-Alain Queloz and Philippe Schneider and J Tissot},
  journal={Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry},
  year={2005},
  volume={360 1-2},
  pages={27-36}
}
The presence and integrity of amniotic fluid is fundamental for the normal development of the human fetus during pregnancy. Its production rate changes throughout pregnancy and is mainly related to the functions of the different fetal, placental and amniotic compartments. Premature rupture of the membranes (PROM) occurs in about 5% of deliveries, with… CONTINUE READING