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Role of oral misoprostol for treatment of incomplete abortion.
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PMID:  24968499     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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To study the role of oral misoprostol in the management of Incomplete abortion, 98 women with a clinical diagnosis of incomplete abortion and the uterine size < 12 weeks were recruited for this study. A single dose of 600 microg of oral misoprostol was given to these patients. If abortion was clinically complete at follow-up after 3 days, the woman was released from the study. If it was still incomplete, immediate suction and evacuation was performed. Percentage of successful abortion (success defined as no secondary surgical intervention needed) and adverse effects were observed. Success was achieved in 96 (97.96%) out of 98 cases. In 32.6% cases adverse effects were found. Misoprostol used orally in the management of incomplete abortion, forms an alternative treatment modality, particularly in resource poor set up. It is highly effective with little adverse effects.
Authors:
Banasree Bhadra; Tirthankar Deb
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  111     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2013 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-06-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  689-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
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