Comparison of prostaglandin and hypertonic saline for termination of pregnancy.


The abortifacient efficacy and complication rate of the administration of hypertonic saline intraamniotically to 796 women were compared with those following administration of various prostaglandins by several routes to 3783 women. Intraamniotic administration of 2.5 mg 15-methyl-PGF2alpha or repeated vaginal administration of 15-methyl PGF2alpha methyl… (More)