Intervention Review

Amniotomy for shortening spontaneous labour

  1. William D Fraser2,
  2. Lucile Turcot3,
  3. Isabelle Krauss4,
  4. Gisèle Brisson-Carrol5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 19 JUL 2006

Assessed as up-to-date: 30 SEP 1999

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000015.pub2

How to Cite

Fraser WD, Turcot L, Krauss I, Brisson-Carrol G. Amniotomy for shortening spontaneous labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD000015. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000015.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 2

    Université de Montréal, Département d'Obstétrique-Gynécologie, Montréal, Province of Quebec, Canada

  2. 3

    CHUQ, St-François D'Assise Hospital, Research Center, Québec, Province de Québec, Canada

  3. 4

    St Francois d'Assise Hospital, Quebec, Canada

  4. 5

    University of Ottawa, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ottawa, Canada

*Sonja Henderson, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, School of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, Division of Perinatal and Reproductive Medicine, The University of Liverpool, First Floor, Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust, Crown Street, Liverpool, L8 7SS, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Withdrawn from publication for reasons stated in the review
  2. Published Online: 19 JUL 2006


Reason for withdrawal from publication

August 2007
The 'Amniotomy for shortening spontaneous labour' review was withdrawn from Issue 3, 2006 of The Cochrane Library because it was out-of-date.

A new review team have prepared and published a new review with the same title in Issue 4, 2007 of The Cochrane Library following the publication of an updated protocol to help update the original publication. To view the published versions of this article, please click the 'Other versions' tab.