Premature Rupture of Membranes from Medscape

Mercer's Preterm Premature Rupture of the Membranes


Diagnosis of Premature Rupture of Membranes: Inspiration From the Past and Insights for the Future

Amniotic fluid

Journal of Perinatology- Amniotic Fluid: Not Just Fetal Urine Anymore

Role of Amniotic Fluid in the Assessment of Fetal Well Being

Maternal hydration for increasing amniotic fluid volume in oligohydramnios and normal amniotic fluid volume

Amniotic Fluid: When and How to Take Action

Amniotic Fluid: Physiology and Assessment

Maternal and Perinatal Outcomes in Pregnancies after Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes Determined by Single Deepest Vertical Pocket


Antibiotics for pre-term pre-labor rupture of membranes

Amniocentesis in the management of preterm premature rupture of the membranes: A retrospective cohort analysis

Antibiotic prophylaxis during the second and third trimester to reduce adverse pregnancy outcomes and morbidity

Cord Prolapse

Cord Prolapse from Medscape

Neonatal outcome following prolonged umbilical cord prolapse in preterm premature rupture of membranes


Mortality and pulmonary outcomes of extremely preterm infants exposed to antenatal corticosteroids

ACOG & SMFM Updates Committee Opinion on Preterm Corticosteroids at 22 Weeks Gestation

Antenatal Corticosteroid Therapy for Fetal Maturation

PPROM Prior to 33 0/7 Weeks: When Should Rescue Course Corticosteroids Be Given?

Repeat Antenatal Corticosteroids Decreased Neonatal Morbidity for Preterm Rupture of Membranes

Risk of Neonatal Sepsis with Rescue Steroids in Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes versus Intact Membranes

Timing of corticosteroids for preterm premature rupture of membranes at 22 weeks: a decision analysis


Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes and the Rate of Neonatal Sepsis After Two Courses of Antenatal Corticosteroids

Sepsis in Obstetrics Risk Calculator

Diagnosis and Management of Clinical Chorioamnionitis

Prolidase, Matrix Metalloproteinases 1 and 13 Activity, Oxidative-Antioxidative Status as a Marker of Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes and Chorioamnionitis in Maternal Vaginal Washing Fluids

Preterm Prelabor Rupture of Membranes between 34 and 37 Weeks: A Point-of-Care Test of Vaginal Fluid Interleukin-6 Concentrations for a Noninvasive Detection of Intra-Amniotic Inflammation

Compartmentalization of acute phase reactants Interleukin-6, C-Reactive Protein and Procalcitonin as biomarkers of intra-amniotic infection and chorioamnionitis

Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of Ureaplasma species and Mycoplasma hominis in pregnant women

Usefulness of maternal serum C-reactive protein with vaginal Ureaplasma urealyticum as a marker for prediction of imminent preterm delivery and chorioamnionitis in patients with preterm labor or preterm premature rupture of membranes

Magnesium Sulfate

Magnesium Sulfate Before Anticipated Preterm Birth for Neuroprotection

Effect of magnesium sulfate administration for neuroprotection on latency in women with preterm premature rupture of membranes

The use of antenatal magnesium sulfate for neuroprotection for infants born prematurely

Magnesium for Fetal Neuroprotection: Should it be Started When Delivery is Not Imminent in PPROM?

Orthopedic Concerns

Limb Deformations in Oligohydramnios Sequence: Effects of Gestational Age and Duration of Oligohydramnios


Neonatal and early childhood outcomes following early vs later preterm premature rupture of membranes

Neonatal Survival After Prolonged Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes Before 24 Weeks of Gestation (To view the entire study, click on PDF Version. Study found 90% survival rates for prolonged pProm from 18-24 weeks gestation).

Immediate delivery compared with expectant management after preterm pre-labour rupture of the membranes close to term (PPROMT trial): a randomised controlled trial

Preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM): outcomes of delivery at 32°/7 –336/7 weeks after confirmed fetal lung maturity (FLM) versus expectant management until 34°/7 weeks

Risk Factors for Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Preterm Infants Born at 34 Weeks of Gestation or Less Following Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)/Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Obstetric Care Consensus #3: Periviable birth

Preterm premature rupture of membranes at 22–25 weeks’ gestation: perinatal and 2-year outcomes within a national population-based study (EPIPAGE-2)

Two-Year Neurodevelopmental Outcome of an Infant Born at 21 Weeks’ 4 Days’ Gestation

Placental Abruption & Chronic Abruption Oligohydramnios Sequence (CAOS)

Placental Abruption Clinical Presentation from Medscape

Placental abruption and preterm premature rupture of membranes: How much frequent?

Adverse perinatal and neonatal outcomes in patients with chronic abruption-oligohydramnios sequence


Progesterone Supplementation and the Prevention of Preterm Birth

Progesterone inhibits in vitro fetal membrane weakening

The choice of progestogen for the prevention of preterm birth in women with singleton pregnancy and prior preterm birth

Effects of progestogens in women with preterm premature rupture of membranes

Use of progesterone supplement therapy for prevention of preterm birth: review of literatures

Pulmonary Hypoplasia

Pediatric Pulmonary Hypoplasia from Medscape

Inhaled Nitric Oxide for Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes, Oligohydramnios, and Pulmonary Hypoplasia

Treatment with inhaled nitric oxide is associated with improved survival in preterm neonates diagnosed with pulmonary hypoplasia

Contribution of Amniotic Fluid along Gestation to the Prediction of Perinatal Mortality in Women with Early Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes