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Nápoles MD, Couto ND, Montes de Oca GA
Therapeutic modalities in the prolonged latent phase of labor
MediSan 2012; 16 (05)

Language: Español
References: 50
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Dystocia of latent phase constitutes a clinical entity related to the increase of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality during labor. The treatment modalities for the disorder of this phase of labor are exposed in this work, so that the obstetricians have therapeutic alternatives which facilitate a greater preparation in the decision-making process. The ways for conservative therapy (therapeutic rest) and active therapy are also described. It is concluded that the non-invasive active treatment of etiological basis with misoprostol and the active therapy with oxytocin and late artificial rupture of membranes are the modalities used in obstetrics with satisfactory results.

Key words: labor, dystocia of latent phase, misoprostol, oxytocina.


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