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Prostaglandin E2 gel In ripening of cervix in induction of labour.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10734347     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A study was done in 75 patients who underwent induction of labour with Prostaglandin E2 gel. All these patients had an unripe cervix. The commonest indications were post-datism, intrauterine growth retardation and pregnancy-induced hypertension. All patients were primigravidas with singleton pregnancy and beyond 35 weeks of pregnancy. The mean Bishop score at the time of instillation was less than three. The improvement of another 2-3 points within six hours and by 7-8 points within 12 hours was found after instillation of the gel. 92% of the patients went into spontaneous labour and 8% required reinstillation. The incidence of failed induction was 1.33%. The mean duration of latent phase was 10.34 hours. Induction delivery time was 16.43 hours. 68.1% patients required augmentation of labour and 31.9% did not require augmentation of labour with oxytocin drip. The incidence of vaginal delivery was 81.33% and that of caesarean section was 17.33%. The commonest indication of caesarean section was foetal distress.
Authors:
H S Warke; R M Saraogi; S M Sanjwalla
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of postgraduate medicine     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0022-3859     ISO Abbreviation:  J Postgrad Med     Publication Date:    1999 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-07-12     Completed Date:  2000-07-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985196R     Medline TA:  J Postgrad Med     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  105-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Dr. R. N. Cooper Hospital, Vile Parle, Mumbai, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cervical Ripening*
Dinoprostone*
Female
Humans
Oxytocics*
Pregnancy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Oxytocics; 363-24-6/Dinoprostone

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