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Intrafetal prostaglandin F2alpha administration for uterine evacuation in a case of intrauterine death.
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PMID:  8820009     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An original route of prostaglandin F2alpha administration for uterine evacuation in a case of a midtrimester intrauterine death is presented. The ultrasonographic study revealed a hydropic fetus with a massive nuchal cystic hygroma and oligohydramnios. Given our previous experience with intrafetal prostaglandin administration in a similar case but with a living fetus, we injected prostaglandin F2alpha into the nuchal cysts under continuous ultrasonographic guidance in order to induce uterine evacuation. The pregnancy was successfully terminated 16 h later.
C N Christodoulou; A E Liapis; E B Agapitos; C A Zonas; P A Zourlas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0301-2115     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol.     Publication Date:  1996 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-12-04     Completed Date:  1996-12-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375672     Medline TA:  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  227-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
2nd Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Athens, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal*
Abortion, Induced / methods*
Fetal Death*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal; 551-11-1/Dinoprost

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