Vaginal progesterone is associated with a decrease in risk for early preterm birth and improved neonatal outcome in women with a short cervix: a secondary analysis from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

@article{DeFranco2007VaginalPI,
  title={Vaginal progesterone is associated with a decrease in risk for early preterm birth and improved neonatal outcome in women with a short cervix: a secondary analysis from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.},
  author={Emily A. DeFranco and John M O'brien and C David Adair and David F. Lewis and David W. R. Hall and Shalini Fusey and Priya Soma-Pillay and Kristina R Porter and Helen How and R Schakis and Daniel Eller and Y. N. Trivedi and George Vanburen and Meena Khandelwal and Kenneth F. Trofatter and D Vidyadhari and Jaya Vijayaraghavan and Jenny Weeks and Bonnie J Dattel and Eric Newton and Cynthia Chazotte and German Valenzuela and Pavel Calda and Mohammad Bsharat and George W. Creasy},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={697-705}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the efficacy of vaginal progesterone to prevent early preterm birth in women with sonographic evidence of a short cervical length in the midtrimester. METHODS This was a planned, but modified, secondary analysis of our multinational, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled trial, in which women were randomized between 18 + 0 and 22 + 6 weeks of gestation to receive daily treatment with 90 mg of vaginal progesterone gel or placebo. Cervical length was measured with… CONTINUE READING
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