Induction of labor procedure

Known as: labour induction, Labor Inductions, inductions labor 
The use of pharmacological and/or mechanical methods to initiate labor, including spontaneous rupture of membranes without contractions. Examples of… (More)
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2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND The rapid spread of Zika virus in the Americas and current outbreak of microcephaly in Brazil has raised attention to… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE Cesarean section (CS) rates continue to rise throughout the developed world. The aim of this study was to highlight… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVE To examine the association between leiomyomata and complications during pregnancy, delivery, and the puerperium… (More)
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2006
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2006
OBJECTIVE Despite the increased tendency of preterm birth to recur, little is known with regard to recurrence risks for… (More)
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2004
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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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2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To quantify the impact of labor induction and maternal age on cesarean delivery rates in nulliparous and multiparous… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the 1-year incidence statewide in California of shoulder dystocia and its… (More)
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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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1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND The rates of perinatal mortality and neonatal morbidity are higher for post-term pregnancies than for term pregnancies… (More)
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1983
Highly Cited
1983
The outcome of delivery of infants weighing more than 4000 g born during two time periods 15 years apart was studied… (More)
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