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OBJECTIVE To compare the safety, efficacy, and acceptability of misoprostol versus manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) for treatment of incomplete abortion in Maputo, Mozambique. METHODS A total of 270 women with clinically diagnosed incomplete abortions of up to 12 weeks of gestation were randomized to either 600 mug oral misoprostol or MVA. Women were(More)
INTRODUCTION For asymptomatic patients with moderate-severe valvular heart disease, in whom symptoms may be obscured, objective exercise tolerance measures are warranted for decisions concerning physical activities and surgical treatment. MATERIAL AND METHODS We compared 61 patients (39 with aortic stenosis, 22 with aortic or mitral regurgitation) to 23(More)
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