postterm

postterm

/post·term/ (-term´) extending beyond term; said of a pregnancy or of an infant.
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of Texas, topics include abortion, fetal imaging, breech delivery, eclampsia, placental abruption, triplets and multiple births, postterm pregnancy, pneumonia, asthma, chronic hypertension, appendicitis, anemia, gestational diabetes, sexually transmitted diseases, cancer, prematurity, injuries to the fetus and newborn, and stillbirth.
The leading indications for labor induction were postterm pregnancy (36%) and hypertensive disorders (34%).
Dag Moster of the University of Bergen, Norway, and colleagues examined the relation of CP risk with gestational age among term and postterm births.
Placental insufficiency in relation to postterm pregnancy and fetal postmaturity.
very preterm delivery (less than 32 weeks' gestation), preterm delivery (less than 37 weeks gestation) and postterm delivery (at least 42 weeks gestation).
Ultrasound assessment resulted in fewer postterm pregnancies and a reduced incidence of induction of labour for post-datism in the screened group.
13, while their relative risk of having a postterm baby at more than 42 weeks' gestation was 0.
All fetuses with abnormal karyotypes and pregnant women with preeclampsia, pre- or postterm delivery, uterine pathology such as myomas or malformations, placenta abruptio, loss to follow-up, and a vaginal or cervical lesion visualized on clinical examination that could explain the vaginal bleeding were excluded from the study.
2,3) Studies have shown that maternal intrapartum estimation of fetal weight is as accurate as either clinical or ultrasonographic prediction of fetal weight in normal and postterm pregnancies.
Since HbF fractions are strongly dependent on gestational age, the study population was divided into 3 gestational age categories: late preterm infants (35-36 completed weeks, n = 30), term infants (37-40 completed weeks, n = 506), and postterm infants (41-42 completed weeks, n = 97).
Other measures tend to heavily weigh initiation of care or subsequent use and inaccurately assess use for preterm and postterm pregnancies (Kotelchuck, 1994b).