"Labor, Obstetric" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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The repetitive uterine contraction during childbirth which is associated with the progressive dilation of the uterine cervix (CERVIX UTERI). Successful labor results in the expulsion of the FETUS and PLACENTA. Obstetric labor can be spontaneous or induced (LABOR, INDUCED).
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Labor, Obstetric" by people in Profiles.
Labor prior to cesarean delivery associated with higher post-discharge opioid consumption. PLoS One. 2021; 16(7):e0253990.
Labor Curve Analysis of Medically Indicated Early Preterm Induction of Labor. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 10; 134(4):759-764.
Evaluating Fundal Dominant Contractions on Spatiotemporal Electrohysterography as a Marker for Effective Labor Contractions. Am J Perinatol. 2019 07; 36(9):924-929.
In Reply. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 10; 132(4):1063.
Outcomes of Spontaneous Labor in Women Undergoing Trial of Labor after Cesarean as Compared with Nulliparous Women: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Am J Perinatol. 2018 07; 35(9):852-857.
Matrix Metalloproteinase-3 (MMP-3) Is an Endogenous Activator of the MMP-9 Secreted by Placental Leukocytes: Implication in Human Labor. PLoS One. 2015; 10(12):e0145366.
Induction of Labor and Cesarean: What is the True Relationship? Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jun; 58(2):269-81.
Survey of American obstetricians regarding group B streptococcus: opinions and practice patterns. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Aug; 213(2):229.e1-7.
Effect of hydration on spontaneous labor outcomes in nulliparous pregnant women: a multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing three methods. Am J Perinatol. 2014 Jun; 31(6):455-62.
Mothers' satisfaction with planned vaginal and planned cesarean birth. Am J Perinatol. 2011 May; 28(5):383-8.