A randomised comparison between sublingual, oral and vaginal route of misoprostol for pre-abortion cervical ripening in first-trimester pregnancy termination under local anaesthesia.

@article{Saxena2008ARC,
  title={A randomised comparison between sublingual, oral and vaginal route of misoprostol for pre-abortion cervical ripening in first-trimester pregnancy termination under local anaesthesia.},
  author={Pikee Saxena and Nivedita Sarda and Sudha Salhan and Dhritiman Nandan},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2008},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={
          101-6
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare efficacy of sublingual (S/L), oral and vaginal routes of misoprostol administration for cervical priming before suction evacuation (SE) under local anaesthesia. METHODS In a prospective randomised clinical trial, 200 women in the first trimester of pregnancy were randomised into four groups of 50 each. Patients in control group did not receive any medication before SE while other treatment groups received 400 microg of misoprostol three hours prior to SE either by… CONTINUE READING

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