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Title: Prostaglandins and postmaturity
Authors: TambyRaja, R.L. 
Karim, S.M.M.
Salmon, J.A.
Ratnam, S.S. 
Issue Date: 1977
Citation: TambyRaja, R.L., Karim, S.M.M., Salmon, J.A., Ratnam, S.S. (1977). Prostaglandins and postmaturity. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 17 (2) : 89-93. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Levels of E and F prostaglandins in amniotic fluid of patients with prolonged pregnancy have been compared with levels of patients in the last 4 weeks of normal pregnancy. The mean F prostaglandin levels in patients going past term (1,293.3 ± 332.87 pg/ml) were considerably lower than those going into spontaneous labour at term (4,276.71 ± 1,469.62 pg/ml). In 43 patients who went past term, the F prostaglandin levels bore a positive correlation to the cervical score (correlation coefficient 0.654; P
Source Title: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/133741
ISSN: 00048666
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