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The prediction of parturition date in canine pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16420324     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In bitches, the length of gestation is highly variable when measured from the day of mating, thus prediction of parturition may be greatly inaccurate when determined from this point. The ability to precisely predict the duration of pregnancy is of practical importance for managing parturition or planning caesarean section and this review analyses the methods that can be used to accurately forecast the day of parturition. At the time of breeding, determination of the luteinizing hormone surge and the initial rise in progesterone provide reliable information on gestational length of the bitch, but when pregnancy is ascertained, ultrasonography is the most useful tool to predict the delivery day. In fact, by ultrasonographic measurements of the extra-foetal and foetal structures an accurate prediction can be made both in early and late pregnancy.
Authors:
G C Luvoni; M Beccaglia
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Reproduction in domestic animals = Zuchthygiene     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0936-6768     ISO Abbreviation:  Reprod. Domest. Anim.     Publication Date:  2006 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-01-19     Completed Date:  2006-05-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9015668     Medline TA:  Reprod Domest Anim     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  27-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences--Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Milan, Milan, Italy. cecilia.luvoni@unimi.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Biometry
Dogs
Female
Gestational Age
Parturition / physiology*
Predictive Value of Tests
Pregnancy
Pregnancy, Animal / physiology*
Time Factors
Ultrasonography, Prenatal / methods,  veterinary*

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