Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102


Purpose:

The goal of the study is to see if the addition of a carbohydrate- and protein-enhanced gel during labor speeds labor and reduces the rate of cesarean delivery.


Study summary:

Patients will be randomized to placebo or experimental arm of study. In the placebo arm, patients will receive standard clear liquid diet, which includes ginger ale, variety of fruit juices, and plain soup broth. The experimental arm will receive the standard clear liquid diet, and in addition will receive Accel Gel every 3 hours while in labor.


Criteria:

Inclusion criteria: - Nulliparity (first baby) - Admission with the intent to deliver vaginally - Gestational age >36 weeks - Age ≥ 18 Exclusion criteria: - Planned cesarean delivery - Renal Disease - Preeclampsia - Diabetes (Pre-gestational or Gestational) - Allergy to any component of sports drink - NPO diet by physician


NCT ID:

NCT02524002


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Laura Goetzl, M.D.
Temple University Hospital

Lauren R Maher, M.D.
Phone: 267-858-2702
Email: lauren.maher@tuhs.temple.edu


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102
United States

Laura Goetzl, MD
Phone: 267-908-2032
Email: goetzl@temple.edu

Site Status: Recruiting


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 23, 2017

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