Tocolytic therapy for acute preterm labor.

Abstract

The pathophysiology leading to preterm labor is not well understood and often multifactorial; initiating factors include intrauterine infection, inflammation, ischemia, overdistension, and hemorrhage. Given these different potential causes, directing therapy for preterm labor has been difficult and suboptimal. To date, no single drug has been identified as… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ogc.2011.12.003

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