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PIGNORIS CAPIO, ROM. civil law. The name given to one of the legis actiones of the Roman law. It consisted chiefly in the taking. of a pledge, and was in fact a mode of execution. It was confined to special cases determined by positive law or by custom, such as taxes, duties, rents, &c., and is comparable in some respects to distresses at common law. The proceeding took place in the presence of a praetor.

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Obstetric and neonatal outcomes after preterm premature rupture of membranes among women carrying group B streptococcus.
16] The presence of chorioamnionitis, with or without rupture of membranes, can in turn increase the risk of vertical transmission of the virus from mother to the fetus.
Planned early birth versus expectant management (waiting) for prelabour rupture of membranes at term (>37 weeks).
The maternal information included gestational age, time of rupture of membranes, presence of intrapartum fever, diagnosis of chorioamnionitis, type of delivery, status of GBS colonization, IAP treatment, and antibiotics received.
There Is obvious pooling in the vaginal vault, and rupture of membranes is confirmed with appropriate testing.
Key words: Pre-labour rupture of membranes, prostaglandin E2, Chorioamniotis, caesarean section.
Preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM) refers to rupture of membranes prior to the onset of labor before 37 weeks' gestation.
Guidelines for the management of spontaneous preterm labor: identification of spontaneous preterm labor, diagnosis of preterm premature rupture of membranes, and preventive tools for preterm birth.
Management options for term pre labour rupture of membranes include either expectant management or planned early birth by induction of labour.
Keywords: Expectant management, Induction of labor, Prelabor rupture of membranes, Prostaglandin.
310The aim of this study was to evaluate the maternal and prenatal complications in pre term pre mature rupture of membranes between 24 to 37 weeks gestation.
CHICAGO -- The placental alpha-microglobulin-1 test is superior from a cost-benefit perspective to the combined traditional diagnostic test of pooling, nitrazine, and ferning for screening in the setting of questionable preterm premature rupture of membranes, Dr.