Magnesium sulfate would not delay the delivery and does not prevent preterm labor
Circulating erythroblasts in maternal blood are not elevated before onset of preterm labor
The primary advantage of the March of Dimes database for this study of practice variation was that it provided detailed data on the clinical conditions of the preterm labor
episode, so that the clinical indications for use of the obstetric interventions could be controlled in our study of practice variation.
In a review article on the role of structural determinants in preterm labor
in Iran, the role of people's socioeconomic status, job and education has been mentioned.
Daniel Dufort, PhD, of McGill University in Montreal, is seeking to determine whether genetic mutations in a gene (Nodal) increase a woman's risk of preterm labor
Thirty-five percent of infant deaths are associated with preterm labor
6/7] weeks of gestation; symptoms of preterm labor
(contractions, manifested by pain, balling up sensation, back pain, lower abdominal pressure, vaginal or rectal pressure, approximately every 4-5 min); and a chart available for review.
Drugs to arrest preterm labor
, particularly terbutaline, are used in as many as 1 million pregnancies annually.
Signs that a woman may be experiencing preterm labor
are frightening, but not uncommon, say doctors, and every case has to be approached as though the birth is actually happening until that possibility can be ruled out.
Women between the 24th and 34th weeks of pregnancy commonly develop the contractions or mild cervical dilation that may mark preterm labor
, says Lockwood.
Roberto Romero and colleagues of the NICHD, NIH, and DHHS, aimed to identify prognostic and diagnostic biomarkers of preterm delivery in women with spontaneous preterm labor
(PTL) and intact membranes.
Prenatal Diagnostics: Invasive testing, noninvasive testing, and rising maternal screening methods for preeclampsia and preterm labor
DALLAS - Biweekly injections of 17-alpha-hydroxy-progesterone caproate, or 17P, did not significantly prolong pregnancy in a randomized open-label French study involving 188 women with an episode of successfully arrested preterm labor
and a short cervix.
Early delivery attributable to preterm labor
remains a significant cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality.
to prevent or reduce preterm labor
or to prolong the duration of labor once preterm labor
has been initiated," says Yallampalli.