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length

noun breadth, continuance, dimension, distance lengthwise, elongation, expanse, expansion, extensiveness, extent, lengthiness, limit, long-windedness, magnitude, measure, measurement, proportion, range, reach, size, span, stretch
Associated concepts: length of memoranda of law, term limit
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Data submitted to the FDA in support of approval of NDA 22-139 included results from the PREGNANT study, which showed that women with a short uterine cervical length as measured by trans-vaginal ultrasound between 19 and <24 weeks of gestation who were treated with progesterone vaginal gel 8% had a significantly lower risk of preterm birth at</= 32 6/7 weeks gestation compared to those who were treated with placebo (p=0.
The availability of a safe and effective product, with a demonstrated ability to reduce the risk of preterm birth in women with short uterine cervical length in the mid-trimester of pregnancy, would represent a significant advance in the prevention of early preterm birth and its associated complications.
They also were more likely to have had a prior pregnancy loss before 20 weeks' gestation, an older gestational age at trial screening, and a shorter cervical length.
In early April 2011, Ultrasound and Obstetrics and Gynecology published data from a pivotal Phase III clinical trial of PROCHIEVE (progesterone gel) to reduce the risk of preterm birth in women with a cervical length between 10 and 20 mm as measured by transvaginal ultrasound at mid-pregnancy.
In a large prospective study, cervical length was found to be a powerful predictor of preterm birth and stronger than a history of a previous preterm birth.
It is time to recommend routine cervical length screening of women with singleton gestation at midtrimester, and to offer prophylactic treatment to those with short cervical length.
Our market research has shown that short cervical length, as determined by transvaginal ultrasound, is the most powerful predictor of spontaneous preterm birth and women with a short cervix between 10 and 20 mm represent up to 5% of the 4 million births each year," said Fred Wilkinson, Watson's Executive Vice President, Global Brands.
Columbia is conducting a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled Phase III clinical program, called the PREGNANT (PROCHIEVE Extending GestatioN A New Therapy) Study, to evaluate the safety and efficacy of PROCHIEVE([R]) 8% (progesterone gel) to reduce the risk of preterm birth in women with a cervical length between 1.
Chorionicity must be determined, nutrition must be optimized, cervical length should be measured, and attention should be paid during the late gestational period to careful surveillance and the timing of delivery.
A Phase 3 clinical program called the PREGNANT (PROCHIEVE Extending GestatioN A New Therapy) Study is currently underway to evaluate the safety and efficacy of PROCHIEVE 8% (progesterone gel) to reduce the risk of pre-term birth in women with a cervical length between 1.
A Phase III clinical program called the PREGNANT (PROCHIEVE Extending GestatioN A New Therapy) Study is currently underway to evaluate the safety and efficacy of PROCHIEVE to reduce the risk of preterm birth in women with a cervical length between 1.
Studies of twin gestations have shown that as cervical length shortens to 25 mm or less, the risk of subsequent preterm birth (defined as less than 34 weeks) rises dramatically.

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