A randomized trial of laminaria tents versus vaginal misoprostol for cervical ripening in first trimester surgical abortion.

@article{Burnett2005ART,
  title={A randomized trial of laminaria tents versus vaginal misoprostol for cervical ripening in first trimester surgical abortion.},
  author={Margaret A Burnett and Caroline A Corbett and Robyn J Gertenstein},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology Canada : JOGC = Journal d'obstetrique et gynecologie du Canada : JOGC},
  year={2005},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={38-42}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the use of laminaria tents with misoprostol for cervical ripening prior to first trimester surgical abortion. METHOD In a prospective, open-label, randomized trial, 70 women were assigned to have either insertion of a 3 mm intracervical laminaria tent or vaginal misoprostol 200 microg on the day prior to suction dilatation and… CONTINUE READING