A prospective randomised comparison of sublingual and vaginal misoprostol in second trimester termination of pregnancy.

@article{Tang2004APR,
  title={A prospective randomised comparison of sublingual and vaginal misoprostol in second trimester termination of pregnancy.},
  author={Oi Shan Tang and Winnie Nga Ting Lau and Carina Chi Wai Chan and Pak Chung Ho},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={111 9},
  pages={
          1001-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy, side effects and acceptability of sublingual and vaginal misoprostol for second trimester medical abortion. DESIGN Prospective randomised controlled trial. SETTING Tertiary referral unit and a teaching hospital. POPULATION Two hundred and twenty-four women at 12 to 20 weeks of gestation. METHODS The women were randomised to receive either sublingual or vaginal misoprostol 400 microg every 3 hours for a maximum of five doses. The course of misoprostol… CONTINUE READING
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