Maintenance therapy with oxytocin antagonists for inhibiting preterm birth after threatened preterm labour.

@article{Papatsonis2009MaintenanceTW,
  title={Maintenance therapy with oxytocin antagonists for inhibiting preterm birth after threatened preterm labour.},
  author={Dimitrios N M Papatsonis and Vicki Flenady and Helen G. Liley},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={1},
  pages={CD005938}
}
BACKGROUND In some women, an episode of preterm labour settles and does not result in immediate preterm birth. Subsequent treatment with tocolytic agents such as oxytocin receptor antagonists may then have the potential to prevent the recurrence of preterm labour, prolonging gestation, and preventing the adverse consequences of prematurity for the infant. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of maintenance therapy with oxytocin antagonists administered by any route after an episode of preterm… CONTINUE READING
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