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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2019, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part D

A randomised study to compare the efficacy of combined use of intra cervical foleys catheter followed by vaginal misoprostol with misoprostol alone in termination of second trimester pregnancy
Author(s): Kanchan Nisha and Prajwala A
Abstract:
Objective: To assess the effectiveness of intracervical Foleys catheter and vaginal misoprostol compared to vaginal misoprostol alone in termination of second trimester pregnancy.
Study Design: A prospective randomised study
Methods: 60 women intended for termination of pregnancy between 13-20 weeks of pregnancy were randomly allocated to receive either intracervical Foleys with vaginal misoprostol (n=30) or only vaginal misoprostol 200 mcg 4th hourly (n=30). Procedure efficacy i.e., induction to abortion interval and number of doses of misoprostol required to complete abortion were assessed in both groups.
Results: The induction to abortion interval was 10.47 +/- 3.42 hours in combined group compared to 19.6 +/- 5.2 hours in misoprostol only group. The mean dose of vaginal misoprostol required in combined group was 544 mcg compared to 940 mcg in misoprostol alone group
Conclusion: Combined use of intracervical Foleys with vaginal misoprostol is a safe, effective alternative for termination of second trimester pregnancy.

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Kanchan Nisha and Prajwala A. A randomised study to compare the efficacy of combined use of intra cervical foleys catheter followed by vaginal misoprostol with misoprostol alone in termination of second trimester pregnancy. International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2019; 3(1): 209-211. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2019.v3.i1d.35
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology