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Definisjon:
Fødsler etter 23+0 svangerskapsuker og før 37+0 fullgåtte uker
Forekomst:
I 2016 var 5,2% av levendefødte født før uke 37
Symptomer:
Riaktivitet, regelmessige rier eller sterke kynnere før 37 fullgåtte uker
Funn:
Avkortet og dilatert cervix før 37 fullgåtte uker
Diagnostikk:
Ultralyd og CTG-registrering gjøres på Fødeavdelingen
Behandling:
Før uke 36 skal kvinner med truende for tidlig fødsel legges inn i sykehus med intensivavdeling for nyfødte der de behandles med avlastning og rihemmende middel
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  • Silje Folven Barlindhaug, spesialist i allmennmedisin, redaksjonsmedarbeider NEL

Tidligere fagmedarbeidere

  • Kjell Åsmund Salvesen, overlege Kvinneklinikken St. Olavs hospital. Professor i fødselshjelp og kvinnesykdommer, NTNU
  • Per Bergsjø, professor emeritus, dr. med., Universitetet i Bergen. Spesialist i kvinnesykdommer og fødselshjelp, forsker ved Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Oslo