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TRANSFER Study launched to assess the incidence of threatened extreme preterm birth

TRANSFER Study launched to assess the incidence of threatened extreme preterm birth

18 March 2021

Clinicians from the Universities of Birmingham and Bristol, working with the Birmingham Centre for Observational and Prospective Studies  BiCOPS (BiCOPS) are undertaking a study to assess the incidence of threatened preterm birth in women presenting at 22+0-23+6 weeks’ gestation to inform the need for in utero transfer.

The TRANSFER study (ThReatened preterm birth, Assessment of the Need for in utero tranSFER between 22+0-23+6 weeks’ gestation) is being undertaken by a group of senior clinicians in obstetrics and neonatology in response to the important recommendation by the British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM), to follow a risk based approach for decisions about care pathways following delivery for the most extremely preterm infants.

The study is observational and units are invited to take part via the following links.

Hospital Team sign-up form

Regional Lead sign-up

For more information contact the TRANSFER study team.

Twitter: @TRANSFE65802077