Failed labor induction in nulliparous women at term: the role of pelvic floor muscle strength


ARAN T. , OSMANAĞAOĞLU M. A. , KART C. , GÜVEN S. , Sahin M. , Unsal M. A.

INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.23, no.8, pp.1105-1110, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00192-012-1754-7
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.1105-1110

Abstract

The prolongation, protraction or complete cessation of labor is called failed labor. It is one of the leading indications for cesarean delivery. The goal of this study was to measure pelvic floor muscle strength and investigate its effect on labor in nulliparous pregnant women.