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Acute polyhydramnios recurrent in successive pregnancies. Management with multiple amniocenteses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  781569     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient with acute polyhydramnios in two successive pregnancies is described. In both this case and the only previously reported similar one, management by frequent transabdominal removal of relatively small amniotic fluid volumes was associated with prolongation of pregnancy and a living infant, suggesting that multiple amniocenteses can improve the otherwise hopeless prognosis associated with acute polyhydramnois.
R M Pitkin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1976 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-09-25     Completed Date:  1976-09-25     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  42S-43S     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Delivery, Obstetric
Hyaline Membrane Disease / diagnosis
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature, Diseases / diagnosis
Isoxsuprine / therapeutic use
Labor, Obstetric
Polyhydramnios / drug therapy,  therapy*
Progesterone / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
395-28-8/Isoxsuprine; 57-83-0/Progesterone

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