Surgical versus medical methods for second trimester induced abortion.

@article{Lohr2008SurgicalVM,
  title={Surgical versus medical methods for second trimester induced abortion.},
  author={P. Lohr and Jennifer L. Hayes and K. Gemzell-Danielsson},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2008},
  volume={1},
  pages={
          CD006714
        }
}
BACKGROUND Determining the optimal method of performing second-trimester abortions is important, since they account for a disproportionate amount of abortion-related morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVES To compare surgical and medical methods of inducing abortion in the second trimester of pregnancy with regard to efficacy, side effects, adverse events, and acceptability. SEARCH STRATEGY We identified trials using Pub Med, EMBASE, POPLINE, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled… Expand
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Interventional Clinical Trial
The use of Mifepristone, an antiprogesterone, and Misoprostol together, has been shown to make the medial abortion process more efficient and reduce the induction-to-abortion interval… Expand
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