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Randomised trial of high doses of stilboestrol and ethisterone in pregnancy: long-term follow-up of mothers.

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In 1950 a trial was set up to evaluate the effects of large doses of stilboestrol and ethisterone on rates of fetal loss in pregnant diabetic women. Eighty women were allocated at random to receive the hormonal treatment and 76 to receive inactive tablets of identical appearance. At follow-up 27 years later, information was obtained about 97% of the women, all but four being traced. All respondents were unaware of who had received hormones. The overall mortality was 4.5 times that of women of...

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10.1136/bmj.281.6248.1098

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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British medical journal More from this journal
Volume:
281
Issue:
6248
Pages:
1098-1101
Publication date:
1980-10-01
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EISSN:
1468-5833
ISSN:
0007-1447
Language:
English
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pubs:35558
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uuid:c96b9e2e-0573-47c1-bc66-58f7f16cdeaf
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pubs:35558
Source identifiers:
35558
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2012-12-19

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