Current Research Studies about Preterm Birth

Current research studies and trials in UK centres investigating causes of preterm birth and its prevention.

C Stitch

C Stich is an NIHR HTA funded clinical trial. The C-Stitch Trial is a multi-Centre, open, randomised controlled trial that will examine the effect of using a monofilament suture material compared with a braided suture material on pregnancy loss rate and neonatal mortality up to one month post delivery in women presenting with insufficient cervix and treated with cervical cerclage.

Currently recruiting at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, ......

STOPPIT-2

An open randomised trial of the Arabin pessary to prevent preterm birth in twin pregnancy, with health economics and acceptability. Currently recruiting at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and ....

 

 

RECAP

RECAP is a three arm pilot randomised controlled trial to invesitagte the impact of progesterone vs. Arabin pessary vs. cervical cercalge in high risk women with a short cervix to prevent preterm birth. RECAP is currently recruiting at Liverpool Women's Hospital and St Mary's Hospital, Manchester. For more details please contact Dr Angharad Care

 

VMet 2

Investigating the vaginal microbiome and metabolome in low and high risk pregnancies. This study is partly funded by MRC and is recruiting at sites across Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust. For more details please contact r.brown@imperial.ac.uk

 

INSIGHT

Validating the use of measuring cervico-vaginal fluid as a way of predicting premature birth. Currently recruiting at Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

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Currently recruiting at Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Equipp

Validating the use of measuring cervico-vaginal fluid as a way of predicting premature birth. Currently recruiting at Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Petra

Threatened preterm labour: a prospective cohort study of a clinical risk assessment tool and a qualitative exploration of women's experiences of risk assessment and management .

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