D Rennie Urquhart

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Ninety-one women were asked to complete a standardized multiple choice questionnaire (modified from the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale) to screen for anxiety and depression before and after legal abortion in early pregnancy achieved either by using mifepristone in combination with a prostaglandin (n = 54) or by vacuum aspiration under general(More)
Five patients severely affected by haemophilia, in whom six knees showed advanced haemophilic arthropathy, have been studied. The patients presented with painful limitation of movement and increasingly frequent episodes of spontaneous bleeding in the affected knees. These all showed secondary degenerative changes and varus deformity. A Corrective osteotomy(More)
It has previously been established that the administration of mifepristone prior to prostaglandin-induced second trimester termination of pregnancy significantly reduces the induction to abortion interval. In this study, mifepristone (600 mg) was administered 24, 36 and 48 h prior to extra-amniotic infusion of prostaglandin in an attempt to elucidate the(More)
The reported incidence of ectopic pregnancy in Aberdeen City and suburbs (1950-1985), using as denominators maternities, pregnancies and women aged 15-44 years, has increased threefold since 1970 to 6.4/1000 pregnancies. This increased incidence persisted after the exclusion of previously sterilized women. A total of 11,128 women were sterilized in Aberdeen(More)
Mifepristone (RU 486; Roussell-Uclaf, Paris, France) is an antiprogesterone agent, which has been used successfully in combination with prostaglandin for early pregnancy medical abortion. Forty primigravidae were studied from 10-13 weeks of gestation. Women were randomly allocated to receive either placebo or a 600 mg single oral dose of Mifepristone 48(More)
Forty-nine patients undergoing mid-trimester extra-amniotic prostaglandin termination of pregnancy were studied. Twenty patients acted as controls and received the standard hospital regime. Twenty-nine patients received the same regime, but in addition were given a single 200-mg oral dose of the antiprogesterone, mifepristone (RU 486), 24 h prior to(More)