The prediction of preterm labour by recording spontaneous antenatal uterine activity

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Abstract

The recording of spontaneous antenatal uterine activity was assessed as a predictor of preterm labour in a group of patients considered at high risk on the basis of a past history of preterm delivery. The recording of individual uterine contractions ≥15 mmHg between 20 and 28 weeks gestation was found to be useful for the prediction of preterm labour in this high risk group.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)884-887
Number of pages4
JournalBritish Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Volume90
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1983

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