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Therapeutic abortion. The 1975 report from Ullevål Hospital.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  665166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The results from a prospective study of 1228 therapeutic abortions (the 1975 material) are reported. First trimester pregnancies (1028 cases) were terminated by suction and curettage and second trimester pregnancies by prostaglandins (200 cases). The overall follow-up (4-6 weeks after termination) was 94.3%. The incidence of perforation was 0.5% of the surgical terminations, none of which, however, resulted in any other complications. The mean incidence of re-admission was 3.9%, the main causes being retained products or pelvic infection. The mean incidence of pelvic infection (salpingitis/parametritis) was 1.6%. The highest incidence of pelvic infection was found in early pregnancies (less than 8 weeks) or nulliparous women (2.7%) and the lowest (1.5%) in the induction group.
Authors:
F Jerve; P Fylling
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0001-6349     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Publication Date:  1978  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-08-14     Completed Date:  1978-08-14     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370343     Medline TA:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  237-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abortion, Therapeutic* / adverse effects
Adult
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Parametritis / etiology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Trimester, First
Pregnancy Trimester, Second
Prospective Studies
Prostaglandins / therapeutic use
Salpingitis / etiology
Uterine Cervical Diseases / etiology
Uterine Hemorrhage / etiology
Uterine Perforation / etiology
Vacuum Curettage
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Prostaglandins

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