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Obstetrics Trials

Effect of Early Purposeful Rotation of Fetal Occiput Posterior Presentation on Delivery Outcomes-A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial
Aims:
 To determine whether rotation of the fetus from a face-up position (occiput posterior) to a face-down position (occiput anterior) early during the pushing phase of labor will reduce the risk of cesarean section and maternal tissue tearing.
Diagnosis:
Occiput posterior position
Principal Investigator:
Emmet Hirsch, MD
Co-Investigator(s):
Sarah Hoque, M
IRB Approval Number: EH12-328
Sponsor:
None
Contact:
Interested patients should contact Rita Elue, RN, 847.570.1755
Open to Enrollment:
  Yes

The Role of Membrane Progesterone Receptors in Primary Myometrial Cells
Aims: 
The goal of this project is to understand how progesterone works, and to study the expression and functions of progesterone receptors in labor.
Diagnosis:
Women undergoing cesarean section
Principal Investigator: Jing Lu PhD
Co-Investigator(s): Emmet Hirsch
IRB Approval Number: EH13-382
Sponsor: NorthShore Pilot Grant
Contact: Rita Elue at 847.570.1755
Open to Enrollment: No