Outcome of Vaginal Progesterone as a Tocolytic Agent: Randomized Clinical Trial

@inproceedings{Gargari2012OutcomeOV,
  title={Outcome of Vaginal Progesterone as a Tocolytic Agent: Randomized Clinical Trial},
  author={Soraya Saleh Gargari and Malihe Habibolahi and Zahra Zonobi and Zahra Khani and Fatemeh Sadat Sarfjoo and Atefeh Kazemi Robati and Roja Etemad and Zohreh Karimi},
  booktitle={ISRN obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2012}
}
Vaginal progesterone has a potential beneficial effect in postponing of preterm labor by suppression of prostaglandins cascades. Although different studies evaluated the use of progesterone for preterm birth, the exact effect of which on prolongation of pregnancy remains unclear. Seventy two women who underwent preterm labor were managed by magnesium sulfate. Then they were randomly assigned to continue pregnancy either by applying vaginal progesterone (400 mg) until delivery or without using… CONTINUE READING
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