Pessary or Progesterone to Prevent Preterm delivery in women with short cervical length : the Quadruple P randomised controlled trial

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van Zijl, Maud D.; Koullali, Bouchra; Naaktgeboren, Christiana A; Schuit, Ewoud; Bekedam, Dick J; Moll, Etelka; Oudijk, Martijn A; van Baal, Wilhelmina M; de Boer, Marjon A; Visser, Henricus; van Drongelen, Joris; van der Made, Flip W.; Vollebregt, Karlijn C.; Muller, Moira A; Bekker, Mireille N; Brons, Jozien T J; Sueters, Marieke; Langenveld, Josje; Franssen, Maureen T. M.; Schuitemaker, Nico W.E.; van Beek, Erik; Scheepers, Hubertina C. J.; de Boer, Karin; Tepe, Eveline M; Huisjes, Anjoke J. M.; Hooker, Angelo B.; Verheijen, Evelyn C J; Papatsonis, Dimitri N; Mol, Ben Willem J.; Kazemier, Brenda M; ... view all 31 authors (2017)
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth,volume 17 (issn: 1471-2393, eissn: 1471-2393)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1454-x, pmc: PMC5584011
  • Subject: Preterm birth | RG1-991 | Progesterone | Gynecology and obstetrics | Study Protocol | Singletons | Prevention | Pessary | Multiples

Background Preterm birth is in quantity and in severity the most important topic in obstetric care in the developed world. Progestogens and cervical pessaries have been studied as potential preventive treatments with conflicting results. So far, no study has compared bo... View more
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