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Vaginal progesterone for the prevention of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome - a randomised controlled trial [ 2010 - 2012 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/627213]

Researchers: Prof Caroline Crowther (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Jodie Dodd Prof Vicki Flenady Dr Andrew Mcphee

Brief description Respiratory distress syndrome is a significant problem for babies born preterm. For these babies, a significant number will require support for their breathing. These babies are also at increased risk of dying, and in survivors, there is a risk of long-term disability. It is uncertain if giving vaginal progesterone therapy during pregnancy to women who have had a previous preterm birth can reduce these risks.

Funding Amount $AUD 935,107.70

Funding Scheme NHMRC Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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