Use of prostaglandin E2 for cervical ripening in pregnancies with oligohydramnios.

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The effectiveness of intracervical prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) was studied in 96 primigravidas with unfavorable cervix and need for induction of labor. Group A consisted of 49 oligohydramnios and group B of 47 cases with normal amniotic fluid volume (controls). A single dose of 0.5 mg PGE2 gel was applied intracervically and several parameters were recorded… (More)

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@article{Stefos2000UseOP, title={Use of prostaglandin E2 for cervical ripening in pregnancies with oligohydramnios.}, author={Theodoros J Stefos and Elena Mouzakioti and Alexandros Sotiriadis and S. Andronikou and Kostas Adamidis and Dimitrios E Lolis}, journal={Gynecologic and obstetric investigation}, year={2000}, volume={50 3}, pages={158-61} }