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What does FFN stand for?

FFN stands for Fetal Fibronectin


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Ruth Ann Word, MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, is investigating the role of the protein fetal fibronectin in causing preterm premature rupture of the membranes (PPROM), which is associated with 30 to 40 percent of preterm deliveries in the U.
While so many prenatal tests are designed to reach a diagnosis or lead doctors to conduct additional tests, the aim of the fetal fibronectin test (fFN) is to determine which patients are not likely to have a preterm delivery.
Now, it appears that fetal fibronectin may serve another purpose--as a biochemical marker that signals the premature onset of labor.