The use of fetal biophysical profile improves pregnancy outcome in premature rupture of the membranes.

@article{Vintzileos1987TheUO,
  title={The use of fetal biophysical profile improves pregnancy outcome in premature rupture of the membranes.},
  author={Anthony M. Vintzileos and R Bors-Koefoed and J F Pelegano and Winston A. Campbell and John F Rodis and D J Nochimson and V G Kontopoulos},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1987},
  volume={157 2},
  pages={236-40}
}
A protocol using daily fetal biophysical assessment was applied in 73 consecutive patients with premature rupture of the membranes and no clinical signs of infection or labor. A persistently low biophysical score (7 or less on two examinations 2 hours apart) in the presence of a nonreactive nonstress test and absence of fetal breathing was used as an indication for delivery. Measures of pregnancy outcome included the presence of amnionitis or neonatal infection. The outcome of pregnancy in this… CONTINUE READING

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