laminaria tent


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laminaria tent

A plug made of Laminaria digitata that is placed in the cervical canal of the uterus to dilate it.
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Ultrasonic localization of a displaced laminaria tent. Am J Obstet Gynecol.
Out of the 100 cases studied, in 51 cases (51%), instrumentation was used, in 23 cases (23%) laminaria tent was used, in 12 cases (12%) abortion stick was used, in 3 cases (3%) laminaria tent with instrumentation was used, in 3 cases (3%) thin rod was used, in 2 cases (2%) cycle spoke was used, in 2 cases (2%) suction was used, in 1 case (1%), broomstick was used, in 1 case (1%), abortion stick with medication was used, in 1 case (1%) potassium permanganate was used and in 1 case (1%), device used was not clear.
A comparison of misoprostol with and without laminaria tents for induction of second-trimester abortion.