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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Premature Rupture of Fetal Membranes
and you are
between 18 and 45
years old
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The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Premature Rupture of Membranes (PROM) is defined as the rupture of membranes before the onset of regular uterine contractions. PROM occurs in approximately 10% of all pregnancies (ranging from 2.7% to 17%), with 60% to 80% of cases occurring at term. Approximately 90% of patients' experience PROM enter spontaneous labor within 24 hours, but disagreement exists among health care providers on the optimal management of women with PROM, particularly the need for and timing of inductions. Nipple stimulation is a non-medical natural method for induction of labor. Previous studies demonstrated its effectiveness for initiating labor within 72 hours in women with favorable cervices. The actual mechanism by which such a technique results in cervical ripening is not well understood. In this study, we aim to assess the effectiveness of nipple stimulation in gravid women with term PROM choosing expectant management.

Provided treatments

  • Other: Nipple stimulation
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT03025581. The sponsor of the trial is Hillel Yaffe Medical Center and it is looking for 80 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Does Nipple Stimulation Shorten Time to Vaginal Birth in Women With Term PROM? (NIPROM Study)