Luan Thiam Ang

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Prostaglandin E2 administered orally and combined with amniotomy was used for induction of labour at or near term in 1533 patients. The study was carried out as a collaborative project between the University Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Singapore, Medan (Indonesia) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia). The overall success rates for Medan, Kuala(More)
14 nulliparas and 28 multiparas were induced at term by combined low amniotomy and oral prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) solution. Doses, after a .5 mg test dose, were 1, 1.5, or 2.0 mg at 2-hour intervals. There were 37 successful deliveries, 3 Caesarean sections, and 2 failures, later successful with oxytocin. Induction delivery intervals averaged 12.6 hours in(More)
Labor was successfully induced by forewater amniotomy and oral administration of prostaglandin E2 tablets in 91.3% of 153 women with singleton pregnancies. Deliveries occurred within 12 hours for more than 90% of the successfully induced patients. Although not statistically significant, a higher pelvic score appeared to be associated with shorter(More)
Two cases of compound presentation following external version are presented. The frequent combination of the feet with the vertex following this procedure and its association with a higher fetal mortality, interference rate, and obstructed labour than the hand and vertex combination are highlighted. The aetiology, problems in diagnosis, and management are(More)
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