Table 2Studies of induction of labor reporting predictors of induction success or failure: Study information

ArticleYear of PublictionStudy PeriodLocationSettingControl GroupSample sizeInduction MethodMeasure of success or failureStudy QualityApplicability to KQ3
Control GroupInduced Labor
Bueno et al.40, 41 20072002-2003SpainAcademic Center--196Oxytocin, AROM, PGE2 gelOverall vaginal delivery, Vaginal delivery within 24 hoursPoorPoor
Pandis et al.42 § 2001NSUnited KingdomNS--240Oxytocin, PGE2 gelVaginal delivery within 24 hoursFairPoor
Wilson and Philpott43 1976Mar 1974–Jul 1974RhodesiaNS--175Oxytocin, AROMOverall vaginal deliveryFairPoor
Williams and Craft44 19791972-1973United KingdomAcademic Center--1910Oxytocin, AROMRate of emergency Cesarean sectionPoorPoor
Williams et al.45 1997Jun 1991–Dec 1993United StatesNS--415Oxytocin, PGE2 gel, hygroscopic dilationFailure to progress to active labor within 12 hours, failed vaginal deliveryGoodFair
Wing et al.46 20021994-2000United StatesAcademic Center and Community Hospital--1373Oxytocin, AROM, MisoprostolVaginal delivery within 24 hoursFairFair

KQ=Key Question; AROM=artificial rupture of membranes; PGE2=prostaglandin NS=not specified


Also reported failure to deliver after 24 hours in the setting of induction of labor; NS=not specified

From: Appendix C: Additional Analyses for Systematic Review

Cover of Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes of Elective Induction of Labor
Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes of Elective Induction of Labor.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 176.
Caughey AB, Sundaram V, Kaimal AJ, et al.

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