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Medical abortion at first trimester of pregnancy with misoprostol.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19082224     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the efficacy of medical abortion at first trimester of pregnancy with vaginal misoprostol. METHODS: This is a descriptive analytic study. It was performed on 100 women at first trimester of pregnancy referred to teaching hospitals related to the Medical Sciences of Mashhad University, Mashhad, Iran for termination of pregnancy in 2006. Each patient received first dose of misoprostol (800 microg/vaginal), the second dose (800 microg/vaginal) was administered 24 hours after the first dose if expulsion of conceptus was not successful and curettage was performed if product of conception remained. RESULTS: From 100 patients, 83 women (83%) had successful complete abortion, and 17 cases required curettage. Among them, pregnancy was terminated in 55 (62%) with first dose of misoprostol and 28 (34%) of them required second dose. No important side-effects were noted due to vaginal misoprostol treatment. CONCLUSION: Termination of pregnancy by medical methods at first trimester of pregnancy with vaginal misoprostol is safe, cost effective, and without side-effects.
Authors:
Sedigheh Ayati; Fatemeh V Roudsari; Naiereh Khadem; Mohamad T Shakeri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Saudi medical journal     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0379-5284     ISO Abbreviation:  Saudi Med J     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-16     Completed Date:  2009-03-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909441     Medline TA:  Saudi Med J     Country:  Saudi Arabia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1739-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women's Health Researches Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal*
Abortion, Induced / methods*
Female
Humans
Misoprostol*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Trimester, First
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal; 59122-46-2/Misoprostol

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