A randomized double-blind controlled trial of the value of stilboestrol therapy in pregnancy: long-term follow-up of mothers and their offspring.

@article{Vessey1983ARD,
  title={A randomized double-blind controlled trial of the value of stilboestrol therapy in pregnancy: long-term follow-up of mothers and their offspring.},
  author={Martin P. Vessey and D V Fairweather and B. Norman-Smith and Jonathan Buckley},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1983},
  volume={90 11},
  pages={1007-17}
}
In the early 1950s, a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of the value of prophylactic stilboestrol therapy given antenatally to reduce the incidence of late pregnancy toxaemia and to improve perinatal mortality was conducted at University College Hospital, London. Women expecting their first baby were allocated to one or other of two groups. Those… CONTINUE READING