Cervical Ripening

Known as: Cervical Ripenings, Ripening, Cervical, Ripenings, Cervical 
A change in the CERVIX UTERI with respect to its readiness to relax. The cervix normally becomes softer, more flexible, more distensible, and shorter… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The cervix serves as a protective barrier from invading microorganisms and as a structural barrier to delivery of the fetus… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The physiologic and pathologic changes of the uterine cervix during pregnancy leading to cervical ripening are not well… (More)
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2004
2004
In preparation for birth, the uterine cervix undergoes a remarkable transformation from a closed, rigid structure to a… (More)
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Induction of labor is common in obstetric practice. According to the most current studies, the rate varies from 9.5 to 33.7… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The mechanisms which soften the cervix and allow it to dilate at birth are not well known. This is a crucial element in labour… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
An extensive remodelling process, referred to as cervical ripening, takes place in the cervical tissue during pregnancy and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Successful delivery of the fetus (parturition) depends on coordinate interactions between the uterus and cervix. A majority (70… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
The uterine cervix is a unique organ composed predominately of the extracellular matrix proteins, collagen, elastin, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to compare the safety and efficacy of intravaginal misoprostol versus intracervical prostaglandin E2… (More)
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1995
1995
In specimens taken from the posterior lip of the cervix uteri we determined the collagenase activity and the glycosaminoglycan… (More)
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