Effects of oral L-arginine on the pulsatility indices of umbilical artery and middle cerebral artery in preterm labor.


OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was the estimation of the influence of oral supplementation with low-dose l-arginine on feto-placental circulation in women with threatened preterm labor. STUDY DESIGN Oral administration of 3g of L-arginine daily or placebo as a supplement to standard tocolytic therapy was tried in 70 women with threatened preterm… (More)