• Medicine
  • Published in Singapore medical journal 1997

A randomised double-blind study of vaginal misoprostol vs dinoprostone for cervical ripening and labour induction in prolonged pregnancy.

@article{Lee1997ARD,
  title={A randomised double-blind study of vaginal misoprostol vs dinoprostone for cervical ripening and labour induction in prolonged pregnancy.},
  author={Huei Yen Lee},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={1997},
  volume={38 7},
  pages={
          292-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND Dinoprostone, is presently used in our standard protocol for cervical ripening and labour induction. In search for a cheaper alternative, misoprostol has been found to be a good substitute. In view of the potential saving it might offer, we set out to test its efficacy against the standard dinoprostone. METHODS A randomised double-blind study involving 50 pregnant women with prolonged pregnancy, treated at a government hospital in Malaysia, was carried out. Two hundred micrograms… CONTINUE READING