Cervical Ripening Before Induction of Labour at Term: a Randomised Comparison of Prostin vs Propess
Information source: Institut National de la Santé Et de la Recherche Médicale, France
Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on June 20, 2008
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Condition(s) targeted: Cervical Ripening; Labor, Induced
Intervention: Prostaglandin E2 (Drug)
Phase: Phase 3
Sponsored by: Institut National de la Santé Et de la Recherche Médicale, France
Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Franck Perrotin, MD-PhD, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: Tours Universiity Hospital
The aim of this study is to compare two different preparation
Official title: Randomized Study on Removable PGE2 Vaginal Insert Versus PGE2 Intravaginal Gel for Cervical Priming and Labour Induction in Term Pregnancy
Study design: Treatment, Randomized, Open Label, Active Control, Parallel Assignment, Safety/Efficacy Study
Primary outcome: Percentage of vaginal deliveries within the 48 hours after cervical ripening
Proportion of total vaginal deliveries
Vaginal deliveries at 12 hours, 24 hours and 36 hours
Number of hyperkinesia with or without fetal heart rate monitoring abnormalities
Number of hypertonia with or without fetal heart rate monitoring abnormalities
Apgar score at 5 min less or equal 7
Apgar score at 10 min less or equal 7
Arterial pH less or equal 7.20
Arterial base excess more than 12
Number of maternal post-partum haemorrhage
Time to reach 3cm cervical dilatation
Minimum age: 18 Years.
Maximum age: 45 Years.
- singleton pregnancy
- cephalic presentation
- gestation of more than 37 Weeks confirmed by ultrasound
- Bishop score less than 7
- Informed consent
- previous cesarean section (scarred uterus)
- multiple pregnancy
- fetal malformation
Locations and Contacts
Olympe de Gouges Women Health Centre, Bretonneau University Hospital, Tours 37044, France
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Starting date: January 2002
Ending date: October 2004
Last updated: October 16, 2007