artificial membrane rupture

artificial membrane rupture

rupture of the amniotic and chorionic membranes induced by use of an amniohook or similar device.

ar·ti·fi·ci·al mem·brane rup·ture

(ahr'ti-fish'ăl mem'brān rŭp'chŭr)
Membranes breakage induced by use of an amniohook or similar device.
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Furthermore, in a subgroup analysis of induction agents, 179 patients induced with prostaglandin (dinoprostone) were compared with 624 patients who were induced with other means such as oxytocin or artificial membrane rupture.
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