expulsion rate

expulsion rate

In gynecology, the rate of spontaneous rejection of intrauterine contraceptive devices in the group of women who use them. It is usually expressed with respect to the time elapsed following implantation.
See: Cardinal Movements at Birth - step 8
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analyzed effects of alpha-blockers (tamsulosin and doxazosin) on stone expulsion rate, stone expulsion time, and treatment-emergent adverse events with four RCTs and one cohort study.
Many studies have shown the efficacy of MET in distal ureteric stones with primary aim of improving stone expulsion rates. Ahmad et al23 has shown an effective stone expulsion rate of more than 85% for tamsulosin group while only 55% rate for patients without tamsulosin treatment.
Studies have reported expulsion rate of 3.8% to 12%.13-22 Our study showed expulsion rate of 6%; 6.7% with spontaneous vaginal delivery (SVD) versus 4.3% with caesarean section although not statistically significant.
The study group showed higher stone expulsion rate (100%) and time to expulsion (M = 10.34 days) than control.
While the expulsion rate was higher than seen generally, it is still an effective method for most obese women.
Keep in mind that there is a somewhat higher expulsion rate for IUDs placed in the immediate postpartum period.
Expulsion rate of 4.7% is quite low as in another study the expulsion rate was 9% postplacental and 37% if placed postpartum17 (fig-2).
(7) in Turkey in 2011 noted an expulsion rate of 17.6% at 12 months with the TCu380A IUD inserted immediately following cesarean section delivery.
It increases the expulsion rate and decreases the expulsion time, thereby reducing the cost and lost working days.
However, a study demonstrated that expulsion rate with single dose of 400 mcg oral misoprostol was about 13 % [25], while, another study demonstrated that repeated doses of 400 mcg misoprostol can lead to increased expulsion rate up to 70% [26, 27].