Which approach for first trimester miscarriage?

  • Published 2009 in Drug and therapeutics bulletin


Around 15% of all known pregnancies miscarry during the first trimester. Historically, first trimester miscarriage was managed surgically to remove all retained products of conception, with the aim of minimising the likelihood of blood loss and infection from retained tissue. Nowadays, medical management (use of drugs such as mifepristone and misoprostol… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/dtb.2009.06.0025