Incomplete abortion in five sub-Saharan African countries
- November 27th, 2012
- Pregnancy Failure and Miscarriage
- Shochet, T., Diop, A., Gaye, A., Nayama, M., Bal Sall, A., Bukola, F., Blandine, T., Abiola, O.M., Dao, B., Olayinka, O., Winikoff, B.
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; November 2012; 12:127; doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-127
This article reports data from multi-site randomized trials comparing 400 mcg misoprostol to standard surgical care for treatment of incomplete abortion in 5 sub-Saharan African countries: Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal. The results provide additional evidence for the misoprostol regimen evaluated and demonstrate the feasibility of its use in this context.