749: How to manage isolated oligohydramnios at late preterm? Lessons from a population based study Academic Article uri icon


  • Objective The management of isolated oligohydramnios occurring at 34-36.6 weeks of gestation is under debate. The objective of this study was to determine the maternal and neonatal outcome resulting from induction of labor vs. expectant management in women with isolated oligohydramnios at late preterm. Study Design This retrospective population based cohort study included 3 groups: 1) Conservative management-women with isolated oligohydramnios that delivered spontaneously (n= 146); 2) active management-women with isolated oligohydramnios who underwent induction of labor (n= 114); 3) Control group- women with normal amount of amniotic fluid who delivered at 34-36.6 weeks (n= 9,225). Results The 9,485 women had 11,089 births divided into 146 in the conservative management group, 115 in the active management group, and 10828 in the control group …

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  • January 1, 2016