rupture of membrane

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rup·ture of mem·brane

(rup'shŭr mem'brān)
Spontaneous tearing of the amnionic sac, with release of amnionic fluid, preceding childbirth.
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Patients with gestational age >37 weeks, cephalic presentation, who presented with meconium stained liquor after spontaneous or artificial rupture of membranes during labour were enrolled and their records were reviewed, while all neonates with congenital anomalies were excluded.
Most commonly noted risk factor were post-date 53(26.5%), anaemia 35(17.5%), premature rupture of membranes 28(14%) and pregnancy-induced hypertension 10(5%).
Preterm premature rupture of membrane (PPROM) is a common perinatal complication in pregnant women.
The maternal information included gestational age, time of rupture of membranes, presence of intrapartum fever, diagnosis of chorioamnionitis, type of delivery, status of GBS colonization, IAP treatment, and antibiotics received.
Fetomaternal outcome in cases of premature rupture of membrane (PROM) - a case control study.
Baby was given warm care, oronasal suction was done, hydration was maintained with intravenous fluids and empirical antibiotics were started because of premature rupture of membrane (>12 hours).
A systematic review of intentional delivery in women with preterm prelabor rupture of membranes. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med.
Demographic Mean SD Range Maternal age (yrs) 30 5.4 18-42 Gravidity 3.5 1.8 1-15 Parity 2 2.5 0-10 Maternal BMI 30 6.4 18-44 GA at PPROM (weeks) 20.7 3.2 16-26 GA at delivery (weeks) 29.7 7.6 17.40 SD: Standard deviation, GA: Gestational age, PPROM: preterm premature rupture of membrane. Table 2: Maternal complications.
Patients admitted in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit-III through outpatient and casualty department with gestational age between 24 to 37 weeks with preterm premature rupture of membrane (PPROM) confirmed by ultra sound and clinical examination were included regardless of their age.
Key words: Pre-labour rupture of membranes, prostaglandin E2, Chorioamniotis, caesarean section.
Relationship of neonatal sepsis with duration of rupture of membrane was also studied.