The use of misoprostol for early pregnancy failure

  title={The use of misoprostol for early pregnancy failure},
  author={O. S. Tang and P. Ho},
  journal={Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  • O. S. Tang, P. Ho
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Purpose of review This paper reviews the current management of early pregnancy failure with particular emphasis on the use of misoprostol. Recent findings Medical management using misoprostol is effective for the management of miscarriages. The success rate ranged from 84 to 93% depending on the regimen of misoprostol, the duration of waiting period and the types of miscarriage. Summary Miscarriages occur in 10 to 20% of all pregnancies. Surgical evacuation has been used to empty the uterus… CONTINUE READING
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