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Prevention of Recurrent Preterm Delivery by 17 Alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate

Citation

Meis, Paul J.; Klebanoff, Mark A.; Thom, Elizabeth A.; Dombrowski, Mitchell P.; Sibai, Baha M.; Moawad, Atef H.; Spong, Catherine Y.; Hauth, John C.; Miodovnik, Menachem; & Varner, Michael W., et al. (2003). Prevention of Recurrent Preterm Delivery by 17 Alpha-Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate. New England Journal of Medicine, 348(24), 2379-85.

Abstract

Background: Women who have had a spontaneous preterm delivery are at greatly increased risk for preterm delivery in subsequent pregnancies. The results of several small trials have suggested that 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (17P) may reduce the risk of preterm delivery.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa035140

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

New England Journal of Medicine

Series Title

N Engl J Med. 2003 Sep 25;349(13):1299

Author(s)

Meis, Paul J.
Klebanoff, Mark A.
Thom, Elizabeth A.
Dombrowski, Mitchell P.
Sibai, Baha M.
Moawad, Atef H.
Spong, Catherine Y.
Hauth, John C.
Miodovnik, Menachem
Varner, Michael W.
Leveno, Kenneth J.
Caritis, Steve N.
Iams, Jay D.
Wapner, Ronald J.
Conway, Deborah
O'Sullivan, Mary Jo
Carpenter, Marshall W.
Mercer, Brian M.
Ramin, Susan M.
Thorp, John M., Jr.
Peaceman, Alan M.

Year Published

2003

Volume Number

348

Issue Number

24

Pages

2379-85

Reference ID

2197