Efficacy and safety of misoprostol compared with the dinoprostone for labor induction at term: a meta-analysis.

@article{Wang2016EfficacyAS,
  title={Efficacy and safety of misoprostol compared with the dinoprostone for labor induction at term: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Li-na Wang and Jianlan Zheng and Wenyan Wang and Jingli Fu and Li Hou},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={1297-307}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of intravaginal misoprostol and the dinoprostone vaginal insert for labor induction at term. METHOD PubMed, EMBASE, MEDLINE, CNKI, EBSCO and the Cochrane Library were searched for articles published in English language from 2000 to 2014, Using the keywords misoprostol, dinoprostone, labor induction. RESULTS Eight of 436 studies (1669 women) identified met the criteria for meta-analysis. We assigned a quality rating… CONTINUE READING