preterm delivery


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preterm delivery

Childbirth that occurs between the date of fetal viability and the end of the 37th week of gestation. Synonym: premature delivery See: preterm labor
See also: delivery
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It also shows when a woman with symptoms suggesting a preterm delivery has a better than four in 10 chance of going into labour in the next 14 days.
1) There are 13 statistically significant studies reporting that women with prior IAs have higher risk of extremely preterm delivery (<28 weeks' gestation) compared to women with no prior IAs.
gestational diabetes, hypertension, severe hypothyroidism) after enrolment or developed any risk factor for preterm delivery were excluded during the course of the study (Fig.
The study shows a consistent pattern of reduction in the risk of preterm delivery with successive population interventions to restrict smoking.
For the study reported in the abstract, entitled: Prevention of preterm delivery by 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate in asymptomatic twin pregnancies with a short cervix: a randomized controlled trial, Dr.
There were 3 participants with unicornuate uterus and cervical cerclage in 2 (66%) of whom term delivery occurred and the third individual (33%) had preterm delivery.
However, indications of cervical length measurement prior to 20 wk are often a history of preterm delivery or previous surgical interventions on the cervix such as conisation or loop electro excision procedure (LEEP), whereas this study included only low risk women.
This study examined the correlation between artificially sweetened beverages and preterm delivery.
5,6) A meta-analysis showed that anaemia during early pregnancy, but not late pregnancy, is associated with slightly increased risk of preterm delivery and LBW.
The heavier the burden of infection, the more likely the women were to deliver younger, sicker infants, and preterm delivery causes substantial neonatal mortality and morbidity.
1) In a sample of 5,749 healthy women surveyed at about 16 weeks' gestation, the risk of preterm delivery among those who trained in two or more sports was only a fraction that among women who participated in no sports (odds ratio, 0.
Women who are at high risk of preterm delivery will receive either the hormone progesterone or a placebo.