INFLAMMATION of the placental membranes (CHORION; AMNION) and connected tissues such as fetal BLOOD VESSELS and UMBILICAL CORD. It is often associated with intrauterine ascending infections during PREGNANCY.
Also Known As:
Amnionitides; Chorioamnionitides; Funisitides; Amnionitis; Funisitis
Networked: 1047 relevant articles (31 outcomes, 131 trials/studies) for this Disease, Comments

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Infection
2. Sepsis (Septicemia)
3. Endometritis
4. Rupture
5. Premature Birth (Birth, Premature)


1. Romero, Roberto: 38 articles (04/2014 - 06/2002)
2. Jobe, Alan H: 27 articles (01/2014 - 02/2003)
3. Kramer, Boris W: 24 articles (12/2013 - 04/2003)
4. Chaiworapongsa, Tinnakorn: 22 articles (04/2014 - 06/2002)
5. Kallapur, Suhas G: 21 articles (12/2014 - 03/2003)
6. Hassan, Sonia S: 20 articles (04/2014 - 07/2008)
7. Newnham, John P: 19 articles (05/2014 - 04/2003)
8. Yoon, Bo Hyun: 19 articles (04/2014 - 06/2002)
9. Kacerovsky, Marian: 17 articles (01/2015 - 01/2009)
10. Hornychova, Helena: 17 articles (01/2015 - 01/2009)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Chorioamnionitis:
1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
2. C-Reactive ProteinIBA
3. SteroidsIBA
4. Ceftazidime (Fortum)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Gentamicins (Gentamicin)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6)IBA
7. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker)IBA
8. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Glucose (Dextrose)FDA LinkGeneric
10. MagnesiumIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Tocolysis
2. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
3. Prenatal Care
07/01/2008 - "Further studies are needed to determine the efficacy of early prenatal care in the control of anemia and to examine its affect on the incidence of chorioamnionitis."
06/01/1994 - " In conclusion, physical assault was associated with preterm labor and chorioamnionitis and screening for assault must be incorporated during routine prenatal care to identify women at risk of complications."
08/01/2010 - "Low education level was associated with a lack of prenatal care; induced abortion accounted for 34.6% of fetal deaths (gender selection was not the reason); 35.5% of infants were born at 22-28 weeks of gestation; 31.8% of stillbirths were small for gestational age; histologic evidence of chorioamnionitis was present in 40.2% of cases. "
05/01/1991 - "High-risk maternal transfer patients and patients with hypertension, toxemia, bacteriuria, pyelonephritis, renal failure, diabetes, anemia, polyhydramnios, oligohydramnios, prolapsed cord, vaginal bleeding, placenta previa, abruptio placentae, prolonged rupture of membranes, maternal fever on admission, amnionitis, sexually transmitted diseases, or fewer than five prenatal care visits were excluded. "
07/01/2009 - "Lack of prenatal care (odds ratio [OR], 1.94; 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.32-2.86), delivery room resuscitation (OR, 2.49; 95% CI, 1.91-3.24), membrane rupture > 24 hours without amnionitis (OR, 2.10; 95% CI, 1.53-2.88), amnionitis with membrane rupture < 24 hours (OR, 4.28; 95% CI, 2.97-6.16), and amnionitis with membrane rupture >or= 24 hours (OR, 8.15; 95% CI, 5.98-11.10) were associated with EOS, but not antenatal steroids or gestational age. "
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4. Antibiotic Prophylaxis
5. Neonatal Intensive Care

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