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Monitoring Uterine Contractions in Montevideo Units (MVU)

Purpose:

To measure the strength of uterine contractions during labor in Montevideo units (MVUs).

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

O62.4, P03.6

Description:

Caldeyro-Barcia and Alvarez developed a method in 1952 for measuring the strength of uterine contractions during labor.

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