Cervical dilatation (function)

Known as: Cervical Dilation, cervix dilation, dilation of cervix 
A stretching and opening of the cervical os during childbirth in preparation for delivery of the baby; the diameter is measured in centimeters.
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE To describe contemporary cesarean delivery practice in the United States. STUDY DESIGN Consortium on Safe Labor… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE To use contemporary labor data to examine the labor patterns in a large, modern obstetric population in the United… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
CONTEXT Vitamin D insufficiency has now reached epidemic proportions and has been linked to low bone mineral density, increased… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The mechanical integrity of cervical tissue is crucial for maintaining a healthy gestation. Altered tissue biochemistry can cause… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the diagnostic performance of ultrasonographic measurement of the cervical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To examine the effect of maternal overweight and obesity on labor progression. METHODS We analyzed data from 612… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine complication rates after cesarean delivery and to identify independent risk… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Advances in understanding the epidemiology of endometriosis have lagged behind other diseases because of methodologic problems… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to determine whether the presence of fetal fibronectin in vaginal secretions of patients with symptoms… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Biopsy specimens of nonpregnant and intrapartum human cervices were studied by electron microscopy, and by the Picrosirius… (More)
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