Administration of steroids after 34 weeks of gestation enhances fetal lung maturity profiles

  • Shanks A
  • Gross G
  • Shim T
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Abstract

Objective: To estimate the effect of antenatal glucocorticoid administration on fetal lung maturity in pregnancies with known fetal lung immaturity between the 34th and 37th weeks of gestation. Study Design: Pregnancies between 340/7and 366/7weeks undergoing amniocentesis to determine fetal lung maturity were targeted. Women with negative results (TDx-FLM-II

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  • amniocentesis
  • fetal lung maturity
  • steroids

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