The use of misoprostol prior to hysteroscopy in postmenopausal women.

@article{Ngai2001TheUO,
  title={The use of misoprostol prior to hysteroscopy in postmenopausal women.},
  author={Suk Wai Ngai and Y M Chan and Pak Chung Ho},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 7},
  pages={1486-8}
}
BACKGROUND This study examined whether oral misoprostol exerted a cervical priming effect in postmenopausal women prior to hysteroscopy. METHOD Thirty-seven patients were randomized to receive either oral misoprostol (400 microg) or placebo (vitamin B(6)) 12 h prior to hysteroscopy. The resistance of the cervix to dilatation was objectively assessed by a cervical tonometer. RESULTS The mean baseline cervical dilatation (4.2 mm in misoprostol group versus 4.4 mm in placebo group) was similar… CONTINUE READING

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