Second trimester termination of pregnancy for fetal anomaly or death: comparing mifepristone/misoprostol to gemeprost.

@article{Roux2001SecondTT,
  title={Second trimester termination of pregnancy for fetal anomaly or death: comparing mifepristone/misoprostol to gemeprost.},
  author={Paul A le Roux and Gurjinderpal S Pahal and Lucas R. Hoffman and Randa M Nooh and Hazem El-Refaey and C. H. Rodeck},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={95 1},
  pages={52-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of changing the regimen for second trimester induction of labour from gemeprost to mifepristone/misoprostol. DESIGN AND SETTING A retrospective study at a university teaching hospital over the 5-year period 1993-1997. SUBJECTS, METHODS and REGIMENS: 68 patients, 34 in the gemeprost group and 34 in the mifepristone/misoprostol group. The gemeprost group received 1mg vaginally every 3h to a maximum of five doses. The mifepristone/misoprostol group were pre-treated… CONTINUE READING