Navigation Links
Study Shows Progesterone Shots Do Not Reduce Preterm Delivery in Twin Pregnancies
Date:2/13/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's 33rd annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting™, researchers will report findings that suggest that 17P, a form of progesterone, is not effective in preventing preterm birth among women with twin pregnancies — and may possibly be harmful.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/DC59689LOGO)

While 17P (17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate) has been shown to prevent premature delivery among about one-third of women with a singleton pregnancy who have experienced a prior preterm delivery, this latest research shows that 17P prescriptions can't do the same for moms having twins, the authors say.

"We found that 17P was not effective in women with twin pregnancies and a short cervix (defined as less than 25 mm between 24 and 32 weeks)," says Philippe Deruelle , MD, with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hopital Jeanne de Flandre,  Universite Lille 2, France, and one of the study's authors.  "We actually seemed to have found an increase in the rate of preterm delivery before 32 weeks in the treatment group when compared to the non-treatment group."

For the study reported in the abstract, entitled: Prevention of preterm delivery by 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate in asymptomatic twin pregnancies with a short cervix: a randomized controlled trial, Dr. Deruelle and his colleagues conducted their trial on 165 women over the age of 18 at 10 university hospitals between June 2006 and January 2010. Outcome data was available for 161 of the 165 (97.6%) women.

"Twins are very high risk for preterm delivery, in fact, 60 percent of twins are born too soon. We can't assume that what works for singleton
'/>"/>

SOURCE March of Dimes
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Researchers study bed alarms for nocturnal seizures
2. Grant Awarded to Study Novel Therapies for Muco-Obstructive Diseases Includes Studies on Cempras Solithromycin (CEM-101) in a Cystic Fibrosis Anti-inflammatory Model
3. Avanir Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Interim Data From Pharmacokinetic Study With Next Generation Compound AVP-786
4. Omeros Announces Toxicology Study Data from MASP-2 Inhibitor
5. Fox News Medical Contributor Explains Study of Side Effects from Prostate-Cancer Treatments
6. Rockwell Medical Announces Iron Delivery Drug SFP Meets Primary Endpoint in PRIME Clinical Study Demonstrating Statistically Significant 37% Reduction in ESA Dose
7. IDEV Announces Results from Revascularization with Supera on Real World Patients (RESTORE) Study, Demonstrating Positive Clinical Outcomes in Significantly Diseased Patients with Long Lesions
8. Vanda Announces Phase IIb/III Clinical Study In Major Depressive Disorder Did Not Meet The Primary Endpoint
9. Targovax AS Announces First Patient Included in Phase I/II Clinical Study With the Therapeutic Cancer Vaccine TG01 in Operable Pancreatic Cancer
10. ADVENTRX Initiates Pivotal Phase 3 Study of ANX-188
11. Proof of Concept Study Initial Findings
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/1/2015)... 1, 2015 The Institute for Healthcare Advancement ... award winners. The IHA Health Literacy Awards aim to ... on the practice of educating or empowering organizations to ... awards in three categories: innovative programs, published materials and ... Hero award. In the area of innovative ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... Semler Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMLR ), ... and markets products that assist healthcare providers in monitoring ... for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. ... reported continued progress with year over year growth of ... 14%," said Doug Murphy-Chutorian , M.D., chief executive ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... -- Shares of Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AERI ) ... results of the Phase 3 Rocket 1 trail of ... to meet its end points, compelling data from the ... studies. An analyst report on AERI that ... analyst summary, valuation, and recommendation can be viewed by ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Institute for Healthcare Advancement Announces 2015 Award Winners 2Semler Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2Semler Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 3Semler Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 4Semler Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 5All is Not Lost for Aerie Pharmaceuticals - VLM Research Issued by BrokerBank Securities, Inc. 2
... STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 12, 2011 FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., ... FDR D-EVO™ Wireless 17x17 inch flat panel detector (FPD). This ... first and only medical imaging vendor to provide a 17 ... "Fujifilm,s commitment to providing imaging solutions for nearly any general ...
... announced today that it has opened a new location in ... office will enable BioSurplus to expand its business in South ... available to the local and regional biotech, pharma and academic ... info@jdepot.kr . "We are pleased to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Fujifilm Expands FDR D-EVO™ Wireless Product Line With New 17x17 Inch Detector 2Fujifilm Expands FDR D-EVO™ Wireless Product Line With New 17x17 Inch Detector 3BioSurplus Opens New Location in South Korea 2
(Date:5/1/2015)... Ernst & Young (EY) has announced Melanie Rosenthal, ... and Burak Sezen, Co-Founder & CTO of RowdMap, Inc. ... The Year® 2015 Awards in the Ohio Valley Region ... leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services and ... audit companies in the world. The awards program recognizes ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 The Quail Creek ... American Cancer Society. Since 2001, the Quail Creek Relay team ... team host events throughout the year, including their biggest event, ... Golf Ball Drop. , Quail Creek Relay for Life ... battling cancer. Kate Kerwin, fitness director, states, “I was hooked ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... As the sale of legal, recreational cannabis in ... in the industry are looking back with some pride ... report by the ArcView Group , the legal ... nearly $3 billion in combined wholesale and retail sales. ... with the ongoing economic recovery, has led to a ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 The frozen ... with the Hickory Crawdads (NC) and the Myrtle Beach ... have in-stadium concession locations and offer fans discounts at ... of the Hickory Community,” said Luke Shook, co-owner of ... great opportunity and we look forward to enjoying the ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... Pa. (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 Veteran Outreach ... be available to answer questions about VA Vet Centers on ... community. The MVC will be parked in front of the ... conjunction with a free screening of the documentary, “That Which ... impacts of post-traumatic stress disorder. , Please contact Robert Novotney ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:RowdMap, Inc. Named as a Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award Finalist 2Health News:Quail Creek Country Club’s Relay for Life Team Raised Over $89,000 for American Cancer Society 2Health News:Colorado cannabis dispensary owner credits employees for successful “420” retail sales figures 2Health News:Colorado cannabis dispensary owner credits employees for successful “420” retail sales figures 3Health News:sweetFrog Announces Minor League Baseball Partnerships 2
... signed agreements with the Jharkhand government to set up an ... ,The memorandums of understanding were signed in the presence ... government aid of Rs.10 million for the planned hospital, Munda ... herbal state that can benefit the common people of the ...
... by Emory University researcher Chensheng "Alex" Lu, PhD, 'Organic ... used in U.S. agricultural production.'// ,The ... organic food items. The result was that concentration of ... ,As stated by Dr. Lu, "The use of organophosphorus ...
... you readers but if new research is to be believed hunger ... ,This revelation comes from American scientists who found that the hunger ... way of an increase the number of nerve connections in the ... ,The Yale University is credited with the study and it features ...
... the Health Ministry Epidemiology Unit Director Dr Nihal Abeysinghe said ... products from India. This is due to the result of ... India. // They are requesting the public to avoid importing ... the virus was not contained by the Indian authorities then ...
... of anabolic steroids, more specifically anabolic androgen steroid (AAS) ... sebaceous glands. Sebaceous glands present in the skin // ... of the body surface. ,Anabolic steroids are ... to treat unwanted weight loss in patients with HIV. ...
... the bird flu threat, the Orissa government is considering the ... the deadly infection. // Orissa is currently dependent upon Andhra ... ,A meeting between the Animal Husbandry and Veterinary services ... among the public. So far no reports of bird flu ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Bird flu affects the export of poultry products to Sri Lanka and Nepal 2
... III, laboratory-grade pure water at a constant ... potable tap water and combine complementary purification ... is easy to operate, reliable, and allows ... a low operating cost., Applications, Glassware ...
... in our largest chest freezer, with 20.7 ... 52,700 samples -- (572) 2" boxes. Like ... utilizes ultra-thin vacuum insulation panel technology to ... Patented Tollesbury Technology improves sample preservation, reduces ...
... III, laboratory-grade pure water at a constant ... potable tap water and combine complementary purification ... is easy to operate, reliable, and allows ... a low operating cost., Applications, Glassware ...
... Premium Model U570 is an ... standards as Innova models. Comparable in ... model uses conventional cascade refrigeration and ... price point. Holds 400 2" boxes. ...
Medicine Products: