Medical methods for first trimester abortion.

@article{Kulier2011MedicalMF,
  title={Medical methods for first trimester abortion.},
  author={Regina Kulier and Nathalie Kapp and A Metin G{\"u}lmezoglu and G Justus Hofmeyr and Li-nan Cheng and Aldo Campana},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2011},
  volume={11},
  pages={
          CD002855
        }
}
  • Regina Kulier, Nathalie Kapp, +3 authors Aldo Campana
  • Published in
    The Cochrane database of…
    2011
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Surgical abortion by vacuum aspiration or dilatation and curettage has been the method of choice for early pregnancy termination since the 1960s. Medical abortion became an alternative method of first trimester pregnancy termination with the availability of prostaglandins in the early 1970s and anti-progesterones in the 1980s. The most widely researched drugs are prostaglandins (PGs) alone, mifepristone alone, methotrexate alone, mifepristone with prostaglandins and methotrexate with… CONTINUE READING

    Paper Mentions

    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    This study aims to compare whether a combination of two drugs (Mifepristone and misoprostol) are superior compared to using only one of these drugs (Misoprostol) as medical treatment for… Expand
    ConditionsEarly Pregnancy Failure
    InterventionDrug
    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness, safety, and acceptability of home-administered medical abortion at gestational age of 8 to ≤9 weeks versus >9 to ≤12 weeks… Expand
    ConditionsMedical Abortion
    InterventionDrug
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