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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We have many specific aspects of labor management to address as well, such as the optimal timing of artificial membrane rupture and the safety and efficacy of different oxytocin protocols.
Haemorrhage after the vessels are torn following spontaneous or artificial membrane rupture would result in a much higher fetal mortality rate ranging from 75-100%.
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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