Journal 3, March 2023pages: 247-250
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel
2 Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion–Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
Late, preterm premature rupture of the membranes (PPROM) presents a major obstetrical challenge balancing between iatrogenic prematurity and risk of prolonged rupture of membranes. In recent years, the pendulum has been shifting toward expectant management until gestation week 37 + 0. We examined the latest guidelines and major trials and summarized optimal management. We addressed the major dilemmas of women with PPROM during gestation weeks 34 + 0 to 36 + 6.