MAINTENANCE THERAPY BY VAGINAL PROGESTERONE AFTER THREATENED IDIOPATHIC PRETERM LABOR: A RANDOMIZED PLACEBO-CONTROLLED DOUBLE-BLIND TRIAL

@inproceedings{Sharami2010MAINTENANCETB,
  title={MAINTENANCE THERAPY BY VAGINAL PROGESTERONE AFTER THREATENED IDIOPATHIC PRETERM LABOR: A RANDOMIZED PLACEBO-CONTROLLED DOUBLE-BLIND TRIAL},
  author={Seiedeh Hajar Sharami and Zahra Zahiri and Shakiba Maryam and Forozan Milani},
  year={2010}
}
Background: Patients with arrested preterm labor (PTL) are at increased risk for recurrence of preterm birth (PTB). Maintenance tocolysis after arrest of acute PTL is of questionable value. The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of 200 mg vaginal progesterone in order to prevent PTB in women with episodes of threatened PTL. Materials and Methods: This is a randomized double blind clinical trial study.Women with singleton pregnancies between 28-36 weeks of gestation, who were… CONTINUE READING

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