Published in Women's Health Weekly, June 2nd, 2005
Study 1: Women with preterm premature rupture of the membranes should be evaluated for delivery after 32 weeks gestation and definitely delivered after 34 weeks, according to an article in a recent issue of BJOG - an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
"Preterm premature rupture of the membranes (PPROM) is responsible for one-third of all preterm births and affects 120,000 pregnancies in the United States each year. Effective treatment relies on accurate diagnosis and is gestational age-dependent," said H.N. Simhan and T.P. Canavan, University of...
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