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Oral misoprostol as an alternative to surgical management for incomplete abortion in Ghana

Published:
Jan. 2011
Type:
Staff Publication
Topic:
Pregnancy Failure
Authors:
Blum, Jennifer, Diop, Ayisha, Winikoff, Beverly Taylor, J., Diop, A., Blum, J., Dolo, O., Winikoff, B.

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This article reports on a study comparing 600 mcg oral misoprostol as an alternative to manual vacuum aspiration (MVA) for the treatment of incomplete abortion. This study confirms results of similar studies using the same protocol showing that 600 mcg oral misoprostol is a highly effective and safe method for this indication.

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