The PINC BALLOON study

Project type/s Clinical trial
Project status Currently underway

Induction of labour is a common obstetric intervention which is most frequently undertaken to avoid adverse fetal outcome in pregnancies at or beyond term. A variety of induction methods are used. Information which helps guide the best approach to induction would potentially benefit many women, their carers and it may also help reduce healthcare costs. This project aims at comparing the standard inpatient method for labour induction with an alternate outpatient approach.

Video: Mater Research induction of labour trial (Pinc Balloon)

Team Members

  • Dr Mike Beckmann - Team Role: Principal Investigator
  • Glenn Gardener - Team Role: Co-Investigator
  • Kristen Gibbons - Team Role: Co-Investigator
  • Prof Sailesh Kumar Surendran - Team Role: Co-Investigator
  • Prof Vicki Flenady - Team Role: Co-Investigator
  • Kerry Bell - Team Role: Project Coordinator
  • Lucinda Harris-Hughes - Team Role: Research Assistant
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