A comparison of misoprostol, controlled-release dinoprostone vaginal insert and oxytocin for cervical ripening


We compared the safety and effectiveness of oxytocin, dinoprostone and misoprostol for cervical priming. A total of 218 patients were enrolled to receive between one and three treatments according to physicians’ options. The end points were: (1) vaginal delivery or Bishop score ≥8 at the end of 12 h, (2) vaginal delivery by 12 h or difference ≥4 between the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00404-011-1844-7


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