The benefit of the additional postoperative treatment was driven by a significant, 69% risk reduction among women who had ruptured membranes
, Amy M.
Inclusion criteria were clinical files of women who presented or were referred with a history of having ruptured membranes
, without exhibiting any signs of labour, and were between the 28th and 37th week of gestation.
Harney raises the important issue of the potential adverse effects of povidone-iodine surgical preparation when used on a pregnant woman with ruptured membranes
There was no history of fever or ruptured membranes
prior to abortion.
While ACOG recommends delivery for all women with ruptured membranes
after 34 weeks' gestation, a new study finds expectant management may be the way to go.
Furthermore, the women in our study were confined to those presenting with ruptured membranes
Women received counseling on all available contraceptive methods, including the IUD, and those without medical contraindications for its use were offered the IUD as a postpartum method; women who experienced prolonged labor, fever, ruptured membranes
for longer than 12 hours, genital infection or postpartum hemorrhage were excluded.
Use of amniocentesis in preterm gestation with ruptured membranes
22,23) On the other hand, this same protective effect situation did not hold true in the multivariate-adjusted odds ratio analysis (Table 2), suggesting that other variables may have contributed to this result, such as the extended time for ruptured membranes
or any comorbidities.
In the pre-ART era, the Mothers' and Infants' Cohort Study enrolled 207 HIV-infected mother-infant pairs in the USA between 1986 and 1991 and had complete data regarding duration of ruptured membranes
and at least one antenatal CD4+ cell count on 127 participants.
The hCG test was positive in 38 (83%) of the ruptured membranes
group and in 4 (8%) of the control group.
White came to the labor and delivery area one afternoon with possible ruptured membranes