Third trimester preterm and term premature rupture of membranes: Is there any difference in maternal characteristics and pregnancy outcomes?

@article{Chandra2017ThirdTP,
  title={Third trimester preterm and term premature rupture of membranes: Is there any difference in maternal characteristics and pregnancy outcomes?},
  author={Ivana Chandra and Lizhou Sun},
  journal={Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA},
  year={2017},
  volume={80 10},
  pages={
          657-661
        }
}
BACKGROUND The clinical significance and management of preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) remains a topic of a controversy. Although PROM is associated with a low rate of complications, PPROM may lead to significant neonatal and maternal morbidity. METHODS We performed a retrospective study of 714 women who presented to Jiangsu Province Hospital with third trimester PPROM or PROM between January and December 2015. The data were analyzed by SPSS; the significance of maternal… CONTINUE READING

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