Trial on Patients fails to show benefit of progesterone in severe TBI cases

December 12, 2014 11:38 AM

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A new study has revealed that progesterone didn't exhibit any improvements in clinical outcome when administered acutely for five days to patients who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI).

According to Raj K. Narayan, MD, executive director, North Shore-LIJ's Cushing Neuroscience Institute regardless of extensive experimental support in numerous animal models, as well as very promising preliminary data from smaller single center trials, the study failed to show benefit of progesterone...

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