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Jill Durocher

Mifepristone and Misoprostol Compared With Misoprostol Alone for Second-trimester Abortion

Published
September 30th, 2011
Type
Publication
Topic
Medical Abortion
Authors
Ngoc, N.T., Shochet, T., Raghavan, S., Blum, J., Nga, N.T., Minh, N.T., Phan, V.Q., Winikoff, B.

Obstet Gynecol; 2011 Sep; 118(3):601-8; doi:10.1097/AOG.0b013e318227214e

This study evaluated the clinical benefit of pretreatment with mifepristone followed by misoprostol compared with misoprostol alone for second-trimester abortion. The results confirmed that the combined regimen is more efficacious and faster than misoprostol alone.