Prediction of late failure after medical abortion from serial beta-hCG measurements and ultrasonography.

@article{Rrbye2004PredictionOL,
  title={Prediction of late failure after medical abortion from serial beta-hCG measurements and ultrasonography.},
  author={Christina R\orbye and Mogens N\orgaard and Lisbeth Nilas},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={85-9}
}
BACKGROUND Surgical treatment of failed medical abortion may be performed several weeks after initiation of the abortion. There are no recognized methods for early identification of these late failures. We assessed the prognostic values of beta-hCG and ultrasonography in predicting late failure after medical abortion. METHODS A total of 694 consecutive women with gestational age (GA) <63 days were followed up with beta-hCG measurements initially on the day of treatment and on day 8 and day 15… CONTINUE READING

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