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Prolonged Pregnancy

A term used to describe pregnancies that exceed the upper limit of a normal gestational period. In humans, a prolonged pregnancy is defined as one that extends beyond 42 weeks (294 days) after the first day of the last menstrual period (MENSTRUATION), or birth with gestational age of 41 weeks or more.
Also Known As:
Pregnancy, Prolonged; Pregnancies, Prolonged; Prolonged Pregnancies
Networked: 281 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 21 trials/studies)

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Related Diseases

1. Oligohydramnios
2. Fetal Distress
3. Headache (Headaches)
4. Pre-Eclampsia (Preeclampsia)
5. Rupture

Experts

1. Nicolaides, K H: 3 articles (10/2008 - 07/2003)
2. Verspyck, Eric: 2 articles (12/2014 - 07/2013)
3. Winer, Norbert: 2 articles (12/2014 - 07/2013)
4. Szumiło, Justyna: 2 articles (06/2012 - 01/2012)
5. Burdan, Franciszek: 2 articles (06/2012 - 01/2012)
6. Figueras, F: 2 articles (11/2004 - 10/2004)
7. Vanrell, J A: 2 articles (11/2004 - 10/2004)
8. Palacio, M: 2 articles (11/2004 - 10/2004)
9. Cararach, V: 2 articles (11/2004 - 10/2004)
10. Zamora, L: 2 articles (11/2004 - 10/2004)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Prolonged Pregnancy:
1. Dinoprostone (PGE2)FDA Link
2. Oxytocin (Pitocin)FDA LinkGeneric
3. ProstaglandinsIBA
4. Mifepristone (RU 486)FDA Link
5. Estrogens (Estrogen)FDA Link
6. EnzymesIBA
7. ProgesteroneFDA LinkGeneric
8. HormonesIBA
9. Glucose (Dextrose)FDA LinkGeneric
10. CreatinineIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
2. Induced Labor
3. Tocolysis
4. Catheters
5. Cervical Cerclage