How effective is amniotomy as a means of induction of labour?

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/189944
Title:
How effective is amniotomy as a means of induction of labour?
Authors:
Cooley, S M; Geary, M P; O'Connell, M P; McQuillan, K; McParland, P; Keane, D
Affiliation:
Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Square, Dublin 1, Ireland. smcooley@hotmail.com
Citation:
How effective is amniotomy as a means of induction of labour? 2010, 179 (3):381-3 Ir J Med Sci
Journal:
Irish journal of medical science
Issue Date:
Sep-2010
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/189944
DOI:
10.1007/s11845-010-0502-6
PubMed ID:
20509002
Additional Links:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=20509002
Abstract:
Amniotomy or artificial rupture of membranes is routinely used for induction of labour.; To assess the efficacy of amniotomy alone for induction.; A retrospective descriptive study of 3,586 cases of amniotomy for induction of labour between July 1996 and December 1999.; In total, 26,670 women delivered in the National Maternity Hospital during the study period. Of these 4,928 women required induction of labour and 72.8% of these (n = 3,586) underwent amniotomy only for induction of labour. Spontaneous labour occurred in 90.1% of the women who underwent amniotomy within 24 h. Oxytocin as an induction agent was employed in 9.8% of cases. Overall, 80.5% of the women had a spontaneous delivery, 7.3% had a ventouse delivery, 4.3% had a forceps delivery, and 7.9% underwent a caesarean section. In total, 90.5% of multips and 63.4% of primips had a spontaneous vaginal delivery.; Amniotomy is a simple, safe and effective method of induction of labour.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
BACKGROUND: Amniotomy or artificial rupture of membranes is routinely used for induction of labour. AIMS: To assess the efficacy of amniotomy alone for induction. METHODS: A retrospective descriptive study of 3,586 cases of amniotomy for induction of labour between July 1996 and December 1999. RESULTS: In total, 26,670 women delivered in the National Maternity Hospital during the study period. Of these 4,928 women required induction of labour and 72.8% of these (n = 3,586) underwent amniotomy only for induction of labour. Spontaneous labour occurred in 90.1% of the women who underwent amniotomy within 24 h. Oxytocin as an induction agent was employed in 9.8% of cases. Overall, 80.5% of the women had a spontaneous delivery, 7.3% had a ventouse delivery, 4.3% had a forceps delivery, and 7.9% underwent a caesarean section. In total, 90.5% of multips and 63.4% of primips had a spontaneous vaginal delivery. CONCLUSIONS: Amniotomy is a simple, safe and effective method of induction of labour.
MeSH:
Adult; Amnion; Female; Humans; Labor, Induced; Male; Pregnancy; Pregnancy Outcome; Pregnancy, Prolonged; Retrospective Studies
ISSN:
1863-4362

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dc.contributor.authorCooley, S Men
dc.contributor.authorGeary, M Pen
dc.contributor.authorO'Connell, M Pen
dc.contributor.authorMcQuillan, Ken
dc.contributor.authorMcParland, Pen
dc.contributor.authorKeane, Den
dc.date.accessioned2011-11-18T14:47:49Z-
dc.date.available2011-11-18T14:47:49Z-
dc.date.issued2010-09-
dc.identifier.citationHow effective is amniotomy as a means of induction of labour? 2010, 179 (3):381-3 Ir J Med Scien
dc.identifier.issn1863-4362-
dc.identifier.pmid20509002-
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s11845-010-0502-6-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/189944-
dc.descriptionBACKGROUND: Amniotomy or artificial rupture of membranes is routinely used for induction of labour. AIMS: To assess the efficacy of amniotomy alone for induction. METHODS: A retrospective descriptive study of 3,586 cases of amniotomy for induction of labour between July 1996 and December 1999. RESULTS: In total, 26,670 women delivered in the National Maternity Hospital during the study period. Of these 4,928 women required induction of labour and 72.8% of these (n = 3,586) underwent amniotomy only for induction of labour. Spontaneous labour occurred in 90.1% of the women who underwent amniotomy within 24 h. Oxytocin as an induction agent was employed in 9.8% of cases. Overall, 80.5% of the women had a spontaneous delivery, 7.3% had a ventouse delivery, 4.3% had a forceps delivery, and 7.9% underwent a caesarean section. In total, 90.5% of multips and 63.4% of primips had a spontaneous vaginal delivery. CONCLUSIONS: Amniotomy is a simple, safe and effective method of induction of labour.en
dc.description.abstractAmniotomy or artificial rupture of membranes is routinely used for induction of labour.-
dc.description.abstractTo assess the efficacy of amniotomy alone for induction.-
dc.description.abstractA retrospective descriptive study of 3,586 cases of amniotomy for induction of labour between July 1996 and December 1999.-
dc.description.abstractIn total, 26,670 women delivered in the National Maternity Hospital during the study period. Of these 4,928 women required induction of labour and 72.8% of these (n = 3,586) underwent amniotomy only for induction of labour. Spontaneous labour occurred in 90.1% of the women who underwent amniotomy within 24 h. Oxytocin as an induction agent was employed in 9.8% of cases. Overall, 80.5% of the women had a spontaneous delivery, 7.3% had a ventouse delivery, 4.3% had a forceps delivery, and 7.9% underwent a caesarean section. In total, 90.5% of multips and 63.4% of primips had a spontaneous vaginal delivery.-
dc.description.abstractAmniotomy is a simple, safe and effective method of induction of labour.-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=20509002en
dc.subject.meshAdult-
dc.subject.meshAmnion-
dc.subject.meshFemale-
dc.subject.meshHumans-
dc.subject.meshLabor, Induced-
dc.subject.meshMale-
dc.subject.meshPregnancy-
dc.subject.meshPregnancy Outcome-
dc.subject.meshPregnancy, Prolonged-
dc.subject.meshRetrospective Studies-
dc.titleHow effective is amniotomy as a means of induction of labour?en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentRotunda Hospital, Parnell Square, Dublin 1, Ireland. smcooley@hotmail.comen
dc.identifier.journalIrish journal of medical scienceen
dc.description.provinceLeinster-
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