The Effects of Progesterone Therapy on the Gestation Length and Reduction of Neonatal Complications in Patients who had Received Tocolytic Therapy for Acute Phase of Preterm Labor

  title={The Effects of Progesterone Therapy on the Gestation Length and Reduction of Neonatal Complications in Patients who had Received Tocolytic Therapy for Acute Phase of Preterm Labor},
  author={Marzieh Lotfalizadeh and Nayereh Ghomian and Amirreza Reyhani},
  journal={Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal},
Background While tocolytic therapy can halt the process of delivery, some patients return before the 37th week of pregnancy with recurrence of preterm labor signs. Objectives This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of progesterone in the prolonging of gestation and reduction of neonatal complications. Material and Methods In a clinical trial in 2010, 110 singleton pregnant women admitted at Imam Reza Hospital, Mashhad, Iran, with the diagnosis of preterm labor were divided into three… 

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