early pregnancy termination

early pregnancy termination

Obstetrics An abortion induced early in pregnancy, ideally before the 3rd month; EPT can be carried out using RU 486–mifepristone, and antiprogestin, misoprostol, a PGE1 analogue. Cf Late abortion, Partial birth abortion.
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It is evident from the present study that both oral and vaginal routes of misoprostol had similar efficacy in early pregnancy termination up to 49 days.
Acceptability and feadibility of early pregnancy termination by mifepristone-misoprostol.
Manual vacuum aspiration, a safe and effective alternative in early pregnancy termination.
Some case series report maternal and fetal mortality rates of 11-50 percent when pregnancy is complicated by pulmonary hypertension; (10-12) thus, expert consensus guidelines strongly recommend early pregnancy termination in women with PAH.
Several studies have compared the efficacy of combination therapy of misoprostol and mifepristone with misoprostol alone in early pregnancy termination.
This simple process, involving the use of pins rather than invasive surgical instruments, has been shown to be safe and up to 98% effective for early pregnancy termination.
1) WHO currently includes misoprostol in its Model List of Essential Medicines for early pregnancy termination, medical management of miscarriage and labour induction.
Acceptability and feasibility of early pregnancy termination by mifepristone-misoprostol.
Elsewhere the authors stated: "this frequency of adverse outcome in the offspring of alcoholic women is sufficiently high to merit serious consideration of early pregnancy termination for the chronically alcoholic woman.
10] In our case, patient had a similar presentation of heavy bleeding p/v following trial of an early pregnancy termination.
Home administration of misoprostol for a medical abortion is a safe and acceptable option for women in India, according to a study of women who chose medical abortion for early pregnancy termination at clinics in New Dehli, Lucknow, Pune and Mumbai, between January 2007 and March 2008.
Early pregnancy termination with antiprogestins: a comparative clinical study of mifepristone given in two dose regimens and Epostane.

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