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Nitroglycerin Versus Terbutaline for Intrapartum Fetal Resuscitation

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00185887
First Posted: September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 8, 2011
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Information provided by:
Stanford University
  Purpose
To compare nitroglycerin and terbutaline for intrapartum fetal heart rate resuscitation

Condition Intervention
Fetal Distress Drug: Terbutaline

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Nitroglycerin Versus Terbutaline for Intrapartum Fetal Resuscitation

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Further study details as provided by Stanford University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • resolution of abnormal fetal heart tracing [ Time Frame: Administration of study medication to resolution of abnormal fetal heart tracing or operative delivery. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • cesarean section rate [ Time Frame: Data analysis ]
  • operative vaginal delivery rate [ Time Frame: Data analysis ]
  • neonatal outcomes [ Time Frame: time of delivery to time of discharge ]

Enrollment: 110
Study Start Date: October 2003
Study Completion Date: October 2007
Primary Completion Date: July 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Terbutaline Drug: Terbutaline
Terbutaline 250 micrograms intravenously for intrapartum fetal resuscitation. Nitroglycerine 400 micrograms intravenously for intrapartum fetal resuscitation.
Active Comparator: Nitroglycerine Drug: Terbutaline
Terbutaline 250 micrograms intravenously for intrapartum fetal resuscitation. Nitroglycerine 400 micrograms intravenously for intrapartum fetal resuscitation.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria::

  • nonreassuring fetal heart rate tracing

Exclusion Criteria:- maternal cardiac disease, placental abruption, intrauterine growth restriction, prior cesarean section

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00185887


Locations
United States, California
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yasser Yehia El-Sayed Stanford University
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Yasser Yehia El-Sayed, Stanford University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00185887     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 79504
First Submitted: September 12, 2005
First Posted: September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 8, 2011
Last Verified: March 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fetal Distress
Signs and Symptoms
Nitroglycerin
Terbutaline
Vasodilator Agents
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Sympathomimetics
Tocolytic Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action