Medical Compared With Surgical Abortion for Effective Pregnancy Termination in the First Trimester.

@article{Ireland2015MedicalCW,
  title={Medical Compared With Surgical Abortion for Effective Pregnancy Termination in the First Trimester.},
  author={Luu Doan Ireland and Mary Gatter and Angela Y. Chen},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2015},
  volume={126 1},
  pages={22-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare efficacy between medical and surgical abortion at 9 weeks of gestation or less. METHODS We performed a retrospective cohort study comparing efficacy of medical compared with surgical abortion before 64 days of gestation at Planned Parenthood, Los Angeles, from November 2010 to August 2013. Electronic medical records were reviewed for ongoing pregnancies after the initial abortion procedure. Data were also collected on complications occurring within the immediate… CONTINUE READING