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Management of late term pregnancy

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Title: Management of late term pregnancy
Authors: Alkmark, Mårten
Issue Date: 17-Feb-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clinical Sciences. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Parts of work: I. Wennerholm UB, Saltvedt S, Wessberg A, Alkmark M, Bergh C, Brismar Wendel S, Fadl H, Jonsson M, Ladfor Ls, Sengpiel V, Wesström J, Wennergren G, Wikström AK, Elden H, Stephansson O, Hagberg H. Induction of labour at 41 weeks versus expectant management and induction of labour at 42 weeks (SWEdish Postterm Induction Study, SWEPIS): multicentre, open label, randomised superiority trial. BMJ (Clinical research ed). 2019;367:l6131

II. Alkmark M, Keulen J.K.J, Kortekaas J.C, Bergh C, van Dillen J, Duijnhoven R.G, Hagberg H, Mol B.W, Molin M, van der Post J.A.M, Saltvedt S, Wikström AK, Wennerholm UB, de Miranda E. Induction of labour at 41 weeks or expectant management until 42 weeks: a systematic review and an individual participant data meta-analysis of randomised trials.PLoS medicine 2020;17(12):e1003436.

III. Alkmark M, Wennerholm UB, Saltvedt S, Bergh C, Carlsson Y, Elden H, Fadl H, Jonsson M, Ladfors L, Sengpiel V, Wesström J, Hagberg H, Svensson M. Induction of labour at 41 weeks of gestation versus expectant management and induction of labour at 42 weeks of gestation: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Under review

IV. Alkmark M, Carlsson Y, Brismar Wendel S, Elden E, Fadl H, Jonsson J, Ladfors L, Saltvedt S, Sengpiel V, Wessberg A, Wikström AK, Hagberg H, Wennerholm UB. Efficacy and safety of oral misoprostol vs transvaginal balloon catheter for labor induction: An observational study within the SWEdish Postterm Induction Study (SWEPIS). Under review
Date of Defence: 2021-03-12
Disputation: Fredagen den 12 mars 2021, kl 13, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Obstetrics
Induction of labor
Postterm pregnancy
Late-term pregnancy
Perinatal morbidity
Perinatal mortality
Abstract: Background: The optimal time point to intervene and induce labour in women with a low-risk pregnancy, in order to decrease perinatal adverse outcome, is up for debate. Some advocate for induction of labour (IOL) at 41 gestational weeks (GW) and others for expectant management (EM) until 42 GW. Aim: To clarify, in women with a low-risk singleton pregnancy, if a policy of IOL at 41 GW (late term) compared with EM until 42 GW (postterm) was superior, in terms of neonatal and maternal outcomes, ... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-192-3 (PRINT)
978-91-8009-193-0 (PDF)
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