Postpartum Uterine Curettage in the Recovery From Preeclampsia/Eclampsia

S

Saint Thomas Hospital (HST)

Status

Completed

Conditions

Pre-Eclampsia
Eclampsia

Treatments

Procedure: Placebo
Procedure: Curettage

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03028194
MHST2014-06

Details and patient eligibility

About

Use of Postpartum uterine curettage in reducing hospitalization time or in improving the clinical evolution of the patient with preeclampsia/eclampsia.

Full description

To evaluate if postpartum uterine curettage improved the clinical and laboratory parameters in patients with preeclampsia or eclampsia. A total of 442 patients with preeclampsia/eclampsia were randomized to postpartum curettage (223) or no procedure (219). Systolic and diastolic blood pressure were recorded and analyzed at hours 6, 12, 24 and 48. Also, several laboratory values and diuresis were evaluated.

Enrollment

442 patients

Sex

Female

Ages

15 to 40 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Gestational age 24 weeks or more.
  • Preeclampsia/eclampsia

Exclusion criteria

  • Epilepsy or seizures previous to pregnancy.
  • Renal disease
  • Heart disease
  • Liver disease

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

442 participants in 2 patient groups, including a placebo group

Curettage
Experimental group
Description:
Postpartum uterine curettage performed immediately after delivery of the placenta.
Treatment:
Procedure: Curettage
Placebo
Placebo Comparator group
Description:
No procedure performed after delivery of the placenta.
Treatment:
Procedure: Placebo

Trial contacts and locations

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