No Clinical Benefits Found Among Hormone Therapy For TBI Patients

December 11, 2014 4:11 PM

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Previous studies have shown that progesterone can improve treatment and recovery in women suffering from traumatic brain injury. Unfortunately, a recent study shows that the hormone is not more effective than a placebo in treating TBI patients.

For the study, 1,140 TBI patients were included though the number was cut to 882 after it was determined that additional enrollment would not be beneficial. Forty-nine trauma centers throughout the United States were assessed from July 2009 to November 2013. Results showed no significant different b...

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