Pre-induction cervical ripening: transcervical foley catheter versus intravaginal misoprostol.

@article{Adeniji2005PreinductionCR,
  title={Pre-induction cervical ripening: transcervical foley catheter versus intravaginal misoprostol.},
  author={Olaitan A. Adeniji and Adesina Oladokun and Oladapo Olayemi and Oluwakemi I. Adeniji and Akin-tunde A. Odukogbe and O. Ogunbode and C O Aimakhu and A. O. Omigbodun and Adetokunbo O. Ilesanmi},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={134-9}
}
The object of this study was to compare the effectiveness of the intravaginal Misoprostol and transcervical Foley catheters as pre-induction cervical ripening agents, to estimate the proportion of patients achieving vaginal delivery and to compare the complications of labour and foetal outcome between the two groups. The study was a prospective, randomised study of pregnant women, with singleton pregnancies who presented for antenatal care and delivery at the University College Hospital (UCH… CONTINUE READING