Table 2: Clinical data for management of retained placenta by treatment group (ITT).

VariableNitroglycerin ( )Placebo ( ) valueRelative risk (RR) 95% CI

Placental detachment
n (%)20 (36.4)13 (23.2)0.131.57 (0.87; 2.83)

Blood loss after treatment (mL)
 Mean (SD)465 (463)560 (468) 0.30
 Median (range) 250 (50; 2200)400 (0; 1800)

Total blood loss (mL)
 Mean (SD)1018 (612)1098 (658) 0.52
 Median (range)900 (200; 2500)950 (150; 3000)

Total blood loss ≥1000 mL
n (%)24 (43.6)26 (46.4)0.770.94 (0.62; 1.42)

Intention to treat group, ITT: all randomized patients, including 4 patients who did not receive study medication and 2 patients who only received 0.5 mg nitroglycerin.