Past and Present: A Review of Antenatal Corticosteroids and Recommendations for Late Preterm Birth Steroids.
Am J Perinatol 2018 May 23. Epub 2018 May 23.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, New York.
Since 1972, the beneficial neonatal effects of antenatal corticosteroids (ACSs) have been repeatedly demonstrated in pregnancies at risk of preterm birth before 34 weeks' gestation. While ACS utilization before 34 weeks has been high since the 1990s, knowledge gaps regarding the risks and benefits of ACS continue to exist. Recent evidence has been published regarding the benefit of ACS in the late preterm period. Read More