OBSTETRICS

The Fourth Trimester

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The Fourth Trimester Jeannie C. Kelly George A. Macones Introduction The term, “the fourth trimester,” was originally coined by pediatrician Dr Harvey Karp in his popular parenting books to describe…

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Spontaneous Preterm Labor and Delivery

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Spontaneous Preterm Labor and Delivery Offer Erez Talia Lanxberg Tal Rafaeli Yehudai Limor Besser Elad Laron Nandor Gabor Than Arnon Wiznitzer Introduction Preterm birth (PTB) is a major global health…

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Prolonged Pregnancy

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Prolonged Pregnancy Eyal Krispin Introduction Prolonged pregnancy’s definition varies; however, postterm is usually defined as a pregnancy that exceeds 42 weeks of gestation or any pregnancy that continues past 294…

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Prelabor Rupture of Membranes

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Prelabor Rupture of Membranes Ali Alhousseini Dotun Ogunyemi Marta Szymanska Sun Kwon Kim Ray Oliver Bahado-Singh Definitions Prelabor or premature rupture of membranes (PROM) refers to rupture of the chorioamniotic…

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Cervical Insufficiency

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Cervical Insufficiency Eran Hadar Yinon Gilboa Arnon Wiznitzer Introduction Cervical insufficiency is commonly acknowledged as the uterine cervix’s inability to retain a second-trimester gestation.1 Medically, other than midtrimester pregnancy loss,…

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Fetal Malpresentation

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Fetal Malpresentation Dana R. Canfield Robert M. Silver Introduction In the past, many cases of fetal malpresentation were managed with safe vaginal deliveries. However, over the past several decades, an…

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Placental Abruption

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Placental Abruption Yinka Oyelese Cande V. Ananth Anthony M. Vintzileos Introduction In normal pregnancy, the placenta separates from the wall of the uterus after delivery of the baby. In the…

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Operative Vaginal Delivery

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Operative Vaginal Delivery Eyal Krispin Introduction History It is instructive, in view of the above-stated purpose of examining the current status of operative vaginal delivery (OVD), to briefly review the…

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