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rupture,

in medicine: see herniahernia,
protrusion of an internal organ or part of an organ through the wall of a body cavity. The hernia is enclosed by a sac formed by the lining of the cavity. It results from a weakness or rupture in the wall, usually where there is already a natural weakness.
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rupture

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rupture

Pathol
a. the breaking or tearing of a bodily structure or part
b. another word for hernia
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Maternal and foetal outcome in cases of preterm premature rupture of membranes. J Obstet Gynaecol India 2000;50:63.
Preterm premature rupture of membrane (PPROM) is a common perinatal complication in pregnant women.
Analyzing the various species of bacteria, no significant statistical differences in the test of significance of the difference fraction were found, except Enterococcus faecalis infections, which occurred significantly more frequently in pregnancies complicated preterm premature rupture of membranes.
Premature Rupture of Membranes (PROM) refers to the rupture of amniotic membranes prior to the onset of labour regardless of gestational age, while preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) means rupture of amniotic membranes before 37 weeks of gestational age.
Ardic, "Preterm premature rupture of membranes and neonatal outcome prior to 34 weeks of gestation," International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, vol.
The determination whether spontaneous preterm birth had occurred was made by reviewing labor and delivery birth logs, with a subsequent individual chart review to make sure that the delivery happened after either spontaneous labor or preterm premature rupture of membranes.
In a recently published study by Ozgu-Erdinc SA et al., the combined risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes (miscarriage, intrauterine fetal death, intrauterine growth retardation, preterm birth and preterm premature rupture of membranes) was reported significantly low (36.8%) in the Removed IUD Group when compared with the Retained IUD Group (63.3%).15 Compatible with the current literature, our results demonstrated that term pregnancy rates without any obstetrical complication were significantly higher in the Removed IUD Group when compared with IUD Left in situ Group.
Preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) refers to rupture of membranes prior to the onset of labor before 37 weeks' gestation.
Antibiotic treatment in Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes and Neonatal Morbidity: a meta -analysis.
Controversies in the management of preterm premature rupture of membranes. In: Studd J, Tan SL, Chervenak FA, editors.
Serum C-reactive protein, white blood cell count, and amniotic fluid white blood cell count in women with preterm premature rupture of membranes. Obstet Gynecol 1996;88:1034-40.