Arch Gynecol Obstet (2017) 296:483–488 DOI 10.1007/s00404-017-4458-x MATERNAL-FETAL MEDICINE What can we do to reduce the associated costs in induction of labour of intrauterine growth restriction foetuses at term? A cost‑analysis study 1 2 Jorge Duro‑Gómez · María Fernanda Garrido‑Oyarzún · 1 1 Ana Belén Rodríguez‑Marín · Antonio Jesús de la Torre González · 1 3,4 José Eduardo Arjona‑Berral · Camil Castelo‑Branco Received: 1 May 2017 / Accepted: 5 July 2017 / Published online: 11 July 2017 © Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract type of delivery, and maternal and neonatal admissions Objective To evaluate the costs associated with induction were considered. Statistical analysis was performed using of labour in intrauterine growth restriction fetuses compar- the G-Stat 2.0 free statistical software. ANOVA test was ing different procedures. used for comparisons between quantitative parametric var- Study design 150 pregnancies at term diagnosed with iables. Chi-squared test or Fisher test was used for qualita- intrauterine growth restriction and indication for induc- tive variables. A value of p < 0.05 was considered statisti- tion of labour were included. 24 were ripened with mis- cally significant. oprostol 25 μg tablets, 24 with dinoprostone 10 mg vagi- Results Up to 70.83% women in dinoprostone group gave nal insert, and 77 with Cook cervical ripening balloon. birth within the first 24 h compared to 42.66% in misopros - To
Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics – Springer Journals
Published: Jul 11, 2017
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