Genomes and Genes
Summary: Intentional removal of a fetus from the uterus by any of a number of techniques. (POPLINE, 1978)
Publications277 found, 100 shown here
- Domestic violence as risk factor for unwanted pregnancy and induced abortion in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, UgandaDan K Kaye
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
Trop Med Int Health 11:90-101. 2006..To compare pregnancy intention and domestic violence among women with induced and spontaneous abortion...
- Induced abortion: estimated rates and trends worldwideGilda Sedgh
Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
Lancet 370:1338-45. 2007Information on incidence of induced abortion is crucial for identifying policy and programmatic needs aimed at reducing unintended pregnancy...
- The relation of son preference and religion to induced abortion: the case of South KoreaWoojin Chung
Department of International Health and Population, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
J Biosoc Sci 39:707-19. 2007This paper explores the factors that influence the practice of induced abortion in a very low fertility society, with particular emphasis on son preference and three distinct religions: Confucianism, Buddhism and Christianity...
- Complications of induced abortion and miscarriage in three African countries: a hospital-based study among WHO collaborating centersN Goyaux
Human Fertility Research Group, Toulouse, France
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:568-73. 2001OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to describe two of the outcomes of pregnancy, induced abortion and miscarriage, in three African countries. Major maternal risk factors were also evaluated...
- Abortion history and breast cancer risk: results from the Shanghai Breast Cancer StudyM Sanderson
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina and South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, SC, USA
Int J Cancer 92:899-905. 2001Studies of the association between induced abortion and breast cancer risk have been inconsistent, perhaps due to underreporting of abortions...
- Rates of induced abortion in Iran: the roles of contraceptive use and religiosityAmir Erfani
Department of Sociology, Nipissing University, 100 College Drive, Box 5002, North Bay, Ontario, P1B8L7, Canada
Stud Fam Plann 39:111-22. 2008..that the negative effect of modern contraceptive use on the abortion rate is 51 percent greater than the negative effect of religiosity, and we highlight the implications of these findings for policies on reproductive health and family..
- The course of mental health after miscarriage and induced abortion: a longitudinal, five-year follow-up studyAnne Nordal Broen
Department of Behavioral Sciences, Institute of Basic Sciences in Medicine, University of Oslo, P O Box 1111 Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway
BMC Med 3:18. 2005Miscarriage and induced abortion are life events that can potentially cause mental distress...
- Refractory status epilepticus due to acute hepatic porphyria in a pregnant woman: induced abortion as the sole therapeutic option?K Engelhardt
Department of Neurology, University Hospital Innsbruck, Austria
Eur J Neurol 11:693-7. 2004..To our knowledge this is the first report of induced abortion as successful treatment in acute hepatic porphyria induced status epilepticus.
- A review of septic induced abortion cases in one year at Khyber Teaching Hospital, PeshawarJamila M Naib
Department of Gynae Obst, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar
J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 16:59-62. 2004..This study was conducted to assess the out come of septic induced abortion cases in a year...
- Effects of Radix scutellariae and Rhizoma atractylodis on LPS-induced abortion and the uterine IL-10 contents in miceXiu Hui Zhong
College of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural University of Hebei, Baoding City 071001, China
Am J Chin Med 36:141-8. 2008..The results revealed that the IL-10 level was significantly decreased in the LPS-induced abortion group of mice compared to the controls...
- Psychological stress response after miscarriage and induced abortionAnette Kersting
Psychosom Med 66:795-6; author reply 796. 2004
- Induced abortion in Denmark: effect of socio-economic situation and country of birthVibeke Rasch
Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Eur J Public Health 18:144-9. 2008..The present study focuses on how socio-economic characteristics and country of birth are associated with induced abortion.
- Attitudes and perceptions about prenatal diagnosis and induced abortion among adults of Pakistani populationMuhammad Osman Arif
Medical College, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Prenat Diagn 28:1149-55. 2008Perception and attitude regarding prenatal screening and induced abortion vary across different populations. This study assesses the attitudes and perceptions regarding prenatal screening and induced abortion among Pakistani adults.
- Mifepristone-induced abortion in one horn and a growing fetus in another horn in a patient with a twin pregnancy in a bicornuate uterusAngel Chao
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Fertil Steril 86:1764.e3-5. 2006OBJECTIVE: To report a case of mifepristone-induced abortion in only one horn but a growing fetus in another horn for a twin pregnancy in a bicornuate uterus. DESIGN: Case report...
- Induced abortion in the Nordic countries: special emphasis on young womenLisbeth B Knudsen
Danish Center for Demographic Research, University of Southern Denmark
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:257-68. 2003..The rise in abortion rates in Iceland indicate a need for improved sex education, contraceptive services and availability of contraceptive methods for young people...
- Clandestine induced abortion: prevalence, incidence and risk factors among women in a Latin American countryAntonio Bernabe-Ortiz
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Avenida Honorio Delgado 430, Ingenieria, Lima 31, Peru
CMAJ 180:298-304. 2009..We estimated the prevalence and incidence of, and risk factors for, clandestine induced abortions in a Latin American country...
- Unintended pregnancy and induced abortion among unmarried women in China: a systematic reviewXu Qian
Department of Maternal and Child Health, School of Public Health, Medical Center of Fudan University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
BMC Health Serv Res 4:1. 2004..To systematically identify, appraise and summarise all available studies documenting pregnancy and induced abortion among unmarried Chinese women attending premarital examinations.
- Case-control differences in the reliability of reporting a history of induced abortionM T Tang
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Am J Epidemiol 151:1139-43. 2000..in interview-based case-control studies, controls are more likely than cases to underreport a history of induced abortion. A case-control study was conducted in White women under 45 years of age who had given birth in Washington ..
- A history of induced abortion in relation to substance use during subsequent pregnancies carried to termPriscilla K Coleman
Department of Psychology, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1673-8. 2002Previous research has revealed a general association between induced abortion and substance use. The purpose of this study was to examine the correlation when substance use is measured specifically during a subsequent pregnancy.
- Abortion-related maternal mortality in the Russian FederationIrina Alekseevna Zhirova
Medicosocial Studies and Problem-analysis Department, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow
Stud Fam Plann 35:178-88. 2004..Improving access to safe second-trimester abortion, preventing delays during the abortion procedure, and adequate treatment of complications are key strategies for reducing abortion-related maternal mortality...
- Prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy terminations and prevalence of Down syndrome in AtlantaCsaba Siffel
Division of Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 70:565-71. 2004..This study examines the prevalence of Down syndrome before (1990-1993) and after inclusion of prenatally diagnosed cases (1994-1999) in a population-based registry of birth defects in metropolitan Atlanta...
- Risk of breast cancer after miscarriage or induced abortion: a Scottish record linkage case-control studyDavid H Brewster
Information Services, NHS National Services Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 9EB, UK
J Epidemiol Community Health 59:283-7. 2005To assess the risk of breast cancer in patients with a previous history of miscarriage or induced abortion.
- Provision of chlamydia testing in a nationwide service offering termination of pregnancy: with data capture to monitor prevalence of infectionH Mallinson
PHLS Laboratory, University Hospital Aintree, Lower Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
Sex Transm Infect 78:416-21. 2002..To examine the feasibility of monitoring C trachomatis prevalence and the impact of charging for screening on the uptake rate in this population...
- The incidence of induced abortion in UgandaSusheela Singh
Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:183-91. 2005Although Uganda's law permits induced abortion only to save a woman's life, many women obtain abortions, often under unhygienic conditions...
- [Clinical observation of propofol combined with flurbiprofen axetil for induced abortion anesthesia]Hong Wei Yang
Department of Anesthesiology, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha 410078, China
Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban 31:752-5. 2006..To observe the effect of propofol combined with flurbiprofen axetil for abortion anesthesia...
- Generalized anxiety following unintended pregnancies resolved through childbirth and abortion: a cohort study of the 1995 National Survey of Family GrowthJesse R Cougle
Department of Psychology, University of Texas, 1 University Station A8000, Austin, TX 78712 0187, USA
J Anxiety Disord 19:137-42. 2005The psychological consequences of induced abortion are complex and subject to both considerable controversy and methodological criticisms...
- Elective abortion as a primary health service in rural India: experience with manual vacuum aspirationKirti Iyengar
Reprod Health Matters 10:54-63. 2002..We recommend that certification of facilities be liberalized and applied equally to government and private institutions. There is also a need to rapidly increase training capacity across the country...
- Medical versus surgical abortion efficacy, complications and leave of absence compared in a partly randomized studyChristina Rørbye
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, H S Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hvidovre 2650, Denmark
Contraception 70:393-9. 2004..A surgical abortion is associated with an increased risk of antibiotic treatment compared to medical abortion. The women's need for follow-up might be higher than we expect...
- Induced abortion: not an independent risk factor for pregnancy outcome, but a challenge for health counselingKaisa Raatikainen
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
Ann Epidemiol 16:587-92. 2006..including 26,976 singleton pregnancies from 1989 to 2001, of which 2364 were among women with one prior induced abortion and 355 women had had at least two prior induced abortions...
- Safety and acceptability of post-abortal IUD insertion and the importance of counselingAhmed El-Tagy
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
Contraception 67:229-34. 2003..Immediate post-abortal insertion offers the advantage of being a painless procedure. The quality of counseling is critical to improving acceptance of post-abortion contraception...
- The effects of induced abortion on emotional experiences and relationships: a critical review of the literatureZoë Bradshaw
Department of Psychology, Clinical Psychology Unit, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2UR, UK
Clin Psychol Rev 23:929-58. 2003..post-1990 literature concerning psychological experiences and sexual relationships prior to and following induced abortion. It assesses whether conclusions drawn from earlier reviews are still supported and evaluates the extent to ..
- Chlamydia trachomatis in cervical and vaginal swabs and urine specimens from women undergoing termination of pregnancyA Renton
Institute for Health and Human Potential, University of East London, Stratford Campus, Romford Road, London E15 4LZ, UK
Int J STD AIDS 17:443-7. 2006....
- Peri-abortion contraception: a qualitative study of users' experiencesUsha Kumar
Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health, Southwark Primary Care Trust, St Giles Hospital, St Giles Road, London SE5 7RN, UK
J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 30:55-6. 2004Contraceptive counselling is an essential element of induced abortion services but concerns remain about its effectiveness.
- Psychological impact on women of miscarriage versus induced abortion: a 2-year follow-up studyAnne Nordal Broen
Department of Behavioral Sciences in Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Psychosom Med 66:265-71. 2004To compare the psychological trauma reactions of women who had either a miscarriage or an induced abortion, in the 2 years after the event. Further, to identify important predictors of Impact of Event Scale (IES) scores.
- Women and abortion: the past reaches into the presentJoAnn Trybulski
School of Nursing, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 3850, USA
J Adv Nurs 54:683-90. 2006..This paper reports a study of women's responses to abortion over an extended time...
- Herbal infusions used for induced abortionCarmen Ciganda
Toxicology Department, Clinical Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Montevideo, Uruguay
J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 41:235-9. 2003..The results of this report are not conclusive, but it appears that the ingestion of plants to induce abortion involves the risk of severe morbidity and mortality...
- Impact of a theoretically based sex education programme (SHARE) delivered by teachers on NHS registered conceptions and terminations: final results of cluster randomised trialM Henderson
Medical Research Council Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Glasgow G12 8RZ
BMJ 334:133. 2007..To assess the impact of a theoretically based sex education programme (SHARE) delivered by teachers compared with conventional education in terms of conceptions and terminations registered by the NHS...
- Best practices in surgical abortionLisa M Keder
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:418-22. 2003..Attention to operative technique can reduce the risk of incomplete abortion. Routine postoperative care at 2 or 3 weeks is timed to identify complications and to reinforce pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease prevention...
- Induced abortion: an overview for internistsDavid A Grimes
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7570, USA
Ann Intern Med 140:620-6. 2004..Referral back to the original abortion provider for management is advisable. Overall, induced abortion does not lead to late sequelae, either medical or psychiatric...
- African American adolescents' experiences with unplanned pregnancy and elective abortionJanet L Andrews
Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, GA 31061, USA
Health Care Women Int 24:414-33. 2003..Major domains included relationships with partners, confiding in others and finding support, unselfish decision for self, and resolution of the crises. Empowerment was the integrating theme that unified the four domains...
- Social context and the experience of a sample of U.S. women taking RU-486 (mifepristone) for early abortionStephen L Fielding
University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
Qual Health Res 14:612-27. 2004..S. history. It might be important for abortion counselors to first ask a woman how she defines her pregnancy. A larger study is warranted...
- Depression associated with abortion and childbirth: a long-term analysis of the NLSY cohortJesse R Cougle
Department of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin, TX, U.S.A
Med Sci Monit 9:CR105-12. 2003..The higher rates of depression identified may be due to delayed reactions, persistence of depression, or some other common risk factor...
- Rates of complication in first-trimester manual vacuum aspiration abortion done by doctors and mid-level providers in South Africa and Vietnam: a randomised controlled equivalence trialI K Warriner
UNDP UNFPA WHO World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO, Geneva 1211, Switzerland
Lancet 368:1965-72. 2006....
- Serum zinc, selenium, copper, and lead levels in women with second-trimester induced abortion resulting from neural tube defects: a preliminary studyBora Cengiz
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
Biol Trace Elem Res 97:225-35. 2004..If folic acid supplementation is given, additional Zn supplementation should be considered for the further decrease in the recurrence and occurrence of NTDs...
- Mifepristone for early medical abortion: experiences in France, Great Britain and SwedenRachel K Jones
The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:154-61. 2002
- Strategies for the prevention and treatment of reproductive tract infections among women in VietnamNguyen My Huong
National Committee for Population, Family and Children, Vietnam
Cult Health Sex 10:S111-21. 2008..These strategies highlight inadequacies in the public healthcare system, while also pointing to important cultural paradoxes in the understanding of womanhood in contemporary Vietnam...
- Depression and unwanted first pregnancy: longitudinal cohort studySarah Schmiege
Department of Psychology UCB 345, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0345, USA
BMJ 331:1303. 2005..Discrepancies between current findings and those of previous research using the same dataset primarily reflect differences in coding of a first pregnancy...
- Ascertainment and accuracy of Down syndrome cases reported in congenital anomaly registers in England and WalesG M Savva
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Institute of Public Health, Cambridge, UK
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 94:F23-7. 2009..We estimate the ascertainment and accuracy of records of Down syndrome (DS) on national and regional registers in England and Wales...
- Pain control in medical abortionE Wiebe
Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 74:275-80. 2001....
- Single women's experiences of premarital pregnancy and induced abortion in Lombok, Eastern IndonesiaL R Bennett
Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
Reprod Health Matters 9:37-43. 2001b>Induced abortion is widely practiced in Indonesia by both married and unmarried women...
- Effect of the interpregnancy interval after an abortion on maternal and perinatal health in Latin AmericaA Conde-Agudelo
Latin American Center for Perinatology and Human Development, Division of Health Promotion and Protection, Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization, Montevideo, Uruguay
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 89:S34-40. 2005..To investigate whether the length of the interval between an abortion and the next pregnancy is associated with increased risks of adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes in Latin America...
- Self-reports of induced abortion: an empathetic setting can improve the quality of dataV Rasch
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Odense University Hospital, Denmark
Am J Public Health 90:1141-4. 2000..This study estimated the proportion of incomplete abortions that are induced in hospital-based settings in Tanzania...
- Is induced abortion a risk factor in subsequent pregnancy?Manfred Voigt
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald, Germany
J Perinat Med 37:144-9. 2009..To determine whether a history of terminations of pregnancy influences subsequent pregnancies in terms of pregnancy risks, prematurity and neonatal biometrics...
- Induced abortion and anxiety, mood, and substance abuse disorders: isolating the effects of abortion in the national comorbidity surveyPriscilla K Coleman
Human Development and Family Studies, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
J Psychiatr Res 43:770-6. 2009....
- Long-term physical and psychological health consequences of induced abortion: a review of the evidenceJohn M Thorp
University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Linacre Q 72:44-69. 2005
- Post abortion family planning counseling as a tool to increase contraception useAli Ceylan
Department of Public Health, Medical Faculty of Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
BMC Public Health 9:20. 2009To describe the impact of the post-abortion family planning counseling in bringing about the contraceptive usage in women who had induced abortion in a family planning clinic.
- Uterine rupture in second-trimester misoprostol-induced abortion after cesarean delivery: a systematic reviewVinita Goyal
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7570, USA
Obstet Gynecol 113:1117-23. 2009..To determine the risk of uterine rupture when using misoprostol for second-trimester abortion in women with a history of cesarean delivery...
- A randomized comparison of medical abortion and surgical vacuum aspiration at 10-13 weeks gestationPremila W Ashok
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Scotland, UK
Hum Reprod 17:92-8. 2002..Surgical methods are used almost exclusively at 10-13 weeks amenorrhoea...
- Depression and unintended pregnancy in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth: a cohort studyDavid C Reardon
Elliot Institute, PO Box 7348, Springfield, IL 62791-7348, USA
BMJ 324:151-2. 2002
- AIDS and sex education for young people in ChinaY Gao
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reprod Fertil Dev 13:729-37. 2001..Evaluation results show that the programme is effective in both significantly increasing students' knowledge about AIDS/STDs and changing their attitude towards AIDS patients. In addition, the programme is highly praised by the students...
- Teenage pregnancy: trends, characteristics and outcomes in South Australia and AustraliaKarin A M van der Klis
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide University, Lyell McEwin Health Service, South Australia
Aust N Z J Public Health 26:125-31. 2002..Current strategies are aimed at reducing the incidence of unplanned teenage pregnancy and improving support for pregnant teenagers...
- Abortion in young women and subsequent mental healthDavid M Fergusson
Christchurch Health and Development Study, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 47:16-24. 2006..The extent to which abortion has harmful consequences for mental health remains controversial. We aimed to examine the linkages between having an abortion and mental health outcomes over the interval from age 15-25 years...
- Comparison of abortions induced by methotrexate or mifepristone followed by misoprostolEllen Wiebe
Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Obstet Gynecol 99:813-9. 2002..Acceptance rates were slightly higher with mifepristone than methotrexate (P =.03)...
- Trends in prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy termination, and perinatal mortality of newborns with congenital heart disease in France, 1983-2000: a population-based evaluationBabak Khoshnood
Paris Registry of Congenital Malformations, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, INSERM U149, Villejuif, France
Pediatrics 115:95-101. 2005....
- Intimate partner violence and unwanted pregnancy, miscarriage, induced abortion, and stillbirth among a national sample of Bangladeshi womenJ G Silverman
Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
BJOG 114:1246-52. 2007..husbands among a national sample of Bangladeshi women, (2) associations of unwanted pregnancy and experiences of husband violence, and (3) associations of miscarriage, induced abortion, and fetal death/stillbirth and such victimisation.
- Reactions and reflections in men, 4 and 12 months post-abortionA Kero
Department of Clinical Sciences, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital, SE-90185 Ume, Sweden
J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 25:135-43. 2004....
- Contraceptive use and family planning after labor in the European part of the Russian Federation: 2-year monitoringE Vikhlyaeva
Research Center of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 6:219-26. 2001..relatively early marriage with a motivation to have one child in their family and the tendency to use induced abortion as one of the methods of birth regulation...
- Congenital anomaly surveillance in England--ascertainment deficiencies in the national systemP A Boyd
National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF
BMJ 330:27. 2005..Secondly, to assess the impact of the lack of data on pregnancies terminated because of fetal anomaly...
- A pilot study of mifepristone and misoprostol administered at the same time for abortion up to 49 days gestationAmitasrigowri S Murthy
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Magee Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Contraception 71:333-6. 2005..CONCLUSION: Simultaneous administration of mifepristone and vaginal misoprostol is a promising regimen for medical abortion up to 49 days gestation...
- Consistency of medical abortion efficacy from 5 through 14 weeks' gestationOlivier Garbin
Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hôpital CMCO SIHCUS, CHU Strasbourg, 19, rue Louis Pasteur, 67300 Schiltigheim, France
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 129:36-40. 2006..To assess the efficacy of medical abortion performed according to a single protocol from 5 through 14 weeks...
- Increased risk for medical abortion failure for multiparous womenM Niinimaki
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:174-5. 2004
- A randomised controlled trial of mifepristone in combination with misoprostol administered sublingually or vaginally for medical abortion up to 13 weeks of gestationHaitham Hamoda
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, UK
BJOG 112:1102-8. 2005..The prevalence of prostaglandin-related side effects, however, was higher with this route of administration...
- A randomized trial of mifepristone in combination with misoprostol administered sublingually or vaginally for medical abortion at 13-20 weeks gestationHaitham Hamoda
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
Hum Reprod 20:2348-54. 2005..However, women should be advised about the greater likelihood of requiring stronger analgesia...
- One- and 2-day mifepristone-misoprostol intervals are both effective in medical termination of second-trimester pregnancyOskari Heikinheimo
Women s Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
Reprod Biomed Online 8:236-9. 2004..001), in the 1- and 2-day interval groups respectively. Thus both 1- and 2-day mifepristone-misoprostol intervals are valuable in termination of second-trimester pregnancy...
- Differences in efficacy, differences in providers: results from a hazard analysis of medical abortionAllison Hedley
Office of Population Research, Princeton University, Wallace Hall, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Contraception 69:157-63. 2004..women younger than 23 years of age, women with more than 12 years of education and women with no previous induced abortion experience were more likely to experience a successful medical abortion...
- Sonographic appearance of the uterine cavity following administration of mifepristone and misoprostol for termination of pregnancyOfer Markovitch
Ultrasound Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Meir Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
J Clin Ultrasound 34:278-82. 2006..Therefore, dilatation and curettage should be avoided in these cases, unless clinical symptoms or signs necessitate surgical intervention...
- The effect of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on medical abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol at 13-22 weeks gestationC Fiala
Department of Woman and Child Health, Division for Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska Institute, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Hum Reprod 20:3072-7. 2005....
- Comparison or oral versus vaginal misoprostol & continued use of misoprostol after mifepristone for early medical abortionSuneeta Mittal
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110 029, India
Indian J Med Res 122:132-6. 2005..The present study compared the efficacy of oral and vaginal administration of misoprostol after a single dose of 200 mg of mifepristone and evaluated the influence of continuing misoprostol for one week on efficacy and side effects...
- Randomized trial of mifepristone and buccal or vaginal misoprostol for abortion through 56 days of last menstrual periodTamer Middleton
Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
Contraception 72:328-32. 2005....
- An outpatient regimen of combined oral mifepristone 400 mg and misoprostol 400 microg for first-trimester legal medical abortionPernille Ravn
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Odense University Hospital, Odense C, Denmark
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:1098-102. 2005..To evaluate the success rate of medical abortion using an outpatient regimen of oral mifepristone 400 mg and oral misoprostol 400 microg for legal abortion in women < 56 days pregnant...
- Rupture in an unscarred uterus during second trimester pregnancy termination with mifepristone and misoprostolR Bagga
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER, Sector 12, Chandigarh-160012, India
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 87:42-3. 2004
- Simultaneous very low dose mifepristone and vaginal misoprostol for medical abortionNathalie Kapp
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Contraception 73:525-7. 2006..This pilot study was designed to evaluate the outcome of medical abortion following simultaneous mifepristone (100 mg) and misoprostol (800 microg)...
- Termination of pregnancy in patients with previous cesarean sectionChafika Mazouni
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Conception Hospital, 13385 Marseille, France
Contraception 73:244-8. 2006..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of termination of pregnancy using mifepristone and misosprostol at more than 15 weeks' gestation in patients with uterine scar due to previous cesarean section...
- Termination of second trimester, complicated gestationM I Al-Taani
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Alia Military Hospital, Royal Medical Services, Amman, Jordan
East Mediterr Health J 11:657-62. 2005..All women aborted within 38 hours. Administration of misoprostol is an effective clinical method to terminate second trimester, complicated pregnancy...
- Studies on uterine contractility following mifepristone and various routes of misoprostolKristina Gemzell-Danielsson
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institute, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Contraception 74:31-5. 2006..Recently, a new oral slow-release preparation of misoprostol has been studied. Future studies will show whether prostaglandin analogues with a prolonged effect on the myometrium may further improve the regimens for medical abortion...
- Medical abortion in combination with laminaria for first-trimester termination of pregnancyH-J Chen
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shin Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Shih Lin District, Taipei, Taiwan
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 85:279-80. 2004
- Medical abortion at 9-13 weeks' gestation: a review of 1076 consecutive casesHaitham Hamoda
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, AB25 2ZD Aberdeen, UK
Contraception 71:327-32. 2005..The aim of the study was to assess the use, efficacy and factors influencing the outcome of medical abortion at 9-13 weeks' gestation...
- Induction of second trimester abortion (12-20 weeks) with mifepristone and misoprostol: a review of 386 consecutive casesSin Ee Goh
Edinburgh Fertility and Reproductive Endocrine Centre, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Little France, EH16 4SA Edinburgh, UK
Contraception 73:516-9. 2006..CONCLUSION: The combination of 200 mg mifepristone and vaginally administered misoprostol is a safe, effective and noninvasive regimen for termination of pregnancy between 12 and 20 weeks...
- Randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of mifepristone in capsule versus tablet form followed by misoprostol for early medical abortionAi H Liao
Center of Reproductive Medicine, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030, PR China
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 116:211-6. 2004..To compare the efficacy and side-effects of mifepristone 75 mg in capsule form versus 150 mg in tablet form followed by misoprostol for medical termination of early pregnancy...
- [Medical termination of pregnancy at 9-14 weeks gestation. Prospective study of 105 cases in Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni (French Guyana)]M Largeaud
, Centre Hospitalier de l'Ouest Guyanais,
J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 33:119-24. 2004..Before 14 weeks gestation, the legal limit for termination of pregnancy in France, the choice between the surgical and medical alternatives should be left to the patient...
- Review of medical abortion using mifepristone in combination with a prostaglandin analogueChristian Fiala
Gynmed Clinic, Mariahilferguertel 37, A 1150 Vienna, Austria
Contraception 74:66-86. 2006b>Induced abortion is still a major health problem in the world and the most frequently performed intervention in obstetrics and gynecology with an estimated total of 46 million worldwide each year...
- A randomised study of misoprostol and gemeprost in combination with mifepristone for induction of abortion in the second trimester of pregnancyJulia Bartley
Centre for Reproductive Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
BJOG 109:1290-4. 2002..CONCLUSION: Two hundred milligrammes of mifepristone followed 36-48 hours later by either vaginal gemeprost or misoprostol is a highly effective way of inducing abortion in the second trimester of pregnancy...
- Factors affecting the outcome of early medical abortion: a review of 4132 consecutive casesPremila W Ashok
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, UK
BJOG 109:1281-9. 2002..Previous termination was the strongest predictor of failed medical abortion...
- Randomized trial of oral versus vaginal misoprostol 2 days after mifepristone 200 mg for abortion up to 63 days of pregnancyEric A Schaff
Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
Contraception 66:247-50. 2002..Mifepristone 200 mg followed by vaginal misoprostol 2 days later was more effective at inducing an abortion up to 9 weeks of pregnancy than the same dose of mifepristone followed by oral misoprostol...
- Mifepristone and vaginal misoprostol on the same day for abortion from 50 to 63 days' gestationMichelle C Fox
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Magee Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Contraception 66:225-9. 2002..Though this regimen is promising, larger randomized trials comparing it to standard regimens are needed before widespread use...
- Mifepristone followed in 24 hours to 48 hours by misoprostol for late first-trimester abortionHillary Bracken
Gynuity Health Projects, New York, New York 10010, USA
Obstet Gynecol 109:895-901. 2007..To investigate the efficacy of mifepristone and misoprostol for the termination of pregnancies in the late first trimester...
- [Results of pregnancy termination for foetal congenital or chromosomal disorders or intrauterine foetal death by oral mifepristone and/or intravaginal misoprostol; results of a retrospective study]M T P G Verhulsdonk
Amphia Ziekenhuis, locatie Langendijk, afd Verloskunde en Gynaecologie, RL Breda
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:815-20. 2007..The primary outcome measure was time to delivery. Secondary outcomes included: complication registration, need for pain relief and side effects...
- Efficacy of a single misoprostol regimen in the first and second trimester termination of pregnancyL J van Bogaert
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St Rita s Hospital, Glen Cowie, South Africa
J Obstet Gynaecol 27:510-2. 2007..This study shows the feasibility of medical TOP in the developing world. It has the great advantage of significantly reducing the need for surgical termination where the required skills are scarce...
- One or two day mifepristone-misoprostol interval for second trimester abortionLisbeth Nilas
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:1117-21. 2007..2-year cohort study of 127 women, with gestation between 13 and 24 weeks and a live fetus, seeking induced abortion. The aim was to compare the effect of a 1-day and a 2-day interval between oral mifepristone (200 mg) and ..
- Medical abortion in the first trimester: the use of serum hCG and endometrial thickness as markers of completenessPooja Parashar
Institute of Clinical Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 12:366-71. 2007..We assessed endometrial thickness, determined by ultrasound and serum-human chorionic gonadotropin (s-hCG) as markers of successful management...
- Pilot study on the use of sublingual misoprostol with mifepristone in termination of first trimester pregnancy up to 9 weeks gestationOi Shan Tang
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Rd, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
Hum Reprod 17:1738-40. 2002..A combination of mifepristone and misoprostol provides an effective method of medical abortion for early pregnancy. A new route of administration of misoprostol, the sublingual route, was investigated in this study...
- Measuring and Explaining Unintended Pregnancy in the United States, 1987-2009Lawrence B Finer; Fiscal Year: 2010..3. Estimate up-to-date contraceptive use-failure rates corrected for underreporting of induced abortion, in order to inform and counsel sexually active couples who want to avoid becoming pregnant and to determine ..
- CANCER RISK REDUCTION AND DIET--A COHORT STUDY OF WOMENWei Zheng; Fiscal Year: 2000..low saturated fat) diets with colorectal and breast cancer; and 3) lifestyle factors, such as breast-feeding, induced abortion, adolescent nutritional status, obesity/central obesity, and physical activity, particularly in relation to ..
- MI PBB Cohort 30 years later: Endocrine Disruption?Michele Marcus; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- REPRODUCTIVE/CONTRACEPTIVE RISK FACTORS & ENDOMETRIOSISVictoria Holt; Fiscal Year: 2001..women enrolled in an HMO in western Washington State to test the hypothesis that spontaneous abortion and induced abortion may increase risk of endometriosis, taking into account possible hormonal and immunological influences...
- Ethnicity, Marriage, and Fertility in KazakhstanVictor Agadjanian; Fiscal Year: 2005..in particular on ethnic differences in timing of first marriage, timing of marital births, and recourse to induced abortion. The proposed project will constitute a necessary initial step toward a more comprehensive study of ..
- Meiotic Interactions of the RecA Homologue Dmc1DOUGLAS BISHOP; Fiscal Year: 2006..4. To determine if meiotic functions constrain the strand invasion activity of a DNA end created by a DNA double strand break relative to its partner end. 5. To use a novel genomics approach to identify proteins that interact with Dmc1. ..
- PREGNANCY, MICROCHIMERISM, AND AUTOIMMUNE DISEASEJ Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2007..In these women male DNA could originate from a spontaneous or induced abortion, from an older sibling passed via the maternal circulation to a subsequent pregnancy or from a twin...
- PREGNANCY, MICROCHIMERISM, AND AUTOIMMUNE DISEASEJ LEE LEE NELSON; Fiscal Year: 2010..In these women male DNA could originate from a spontaneous or induced abortion, from an older sibling passed via the maternal circulation to a subsequent pregnancy or from a twin...
- Substance Abuse in Women: The Role of Stressful Pregnancy OutcomesHEATHER TERRELL; Fiscal Year: 2007..half of all pregnancies among American women are unintended, and four in 10 of these pregnancies end in induced abortion (Finer, et al., 2006)...
- Meiotic Interactions of the RecA Homologue Dmc1Douglas K Bishop; Fiscal Year: 2010..Failure of recombinational repair in mitosis is implicated in the etiology of breast cancer and other malignancies. ..
- Meiotic Interactions of the RecA Homologue Dmc1DOUGLAS BISHOP; Fiscal Year: 2009..Failure of recombinational repair in mitosis is implicated in the etiology of breast cancer and other malignancies. ..
- Meiotic Interactions of the RecA Homologue Dmc1DOUGLAS BISHOP; Fiscal Year: 2007..Failure of recombinational repair in mitosis is implicated in the etiology of breast cancer and other malignancies. ..
- Meiotic Interactions of the RecA Homologue Dmc1DOUGLAS BISHOP; Fiscal Year: 2009
- INDUCED ABORTION AND BREAST CANCER RISKDe Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2001Adapted from the Applicant's Abstract): Induced abortion has been associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, but only a small number of well-conducted studies have reported on the relationship...
- The Consequences of Teenage ChildbearingKevin Lang; Fiscal Year: 2007..If the effects of teen motherhood are adverse even for the population at-risk, then education about the consequences is a potentially effective intervention. ..
- Contraceptive efficacy and body weight: Does obesity affect the risk of failure?Alison Edelman; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Improving Contraceptive Effectiveness in Obese WomenAlison B Edelman; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Peer Effects on Neural and Behavioral Markers of Risk-TakingLaurence Steinberg; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTIVE EFFECTIVENESSSusheela Singh; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Literacy and Utilization of Maternal Depression CareIan Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2006..This study represents a unique and cost effective opportunity to study patient factors which are obstacles to depression treatment in women with low literacy and inform future interventions. ..
- Ph IV NICHD Study of Early ChildCare & Youth Developme*Laurence Steinberg; Fiscal Year: 2007..These data, in concert with data from earlier Phases, will be used to test four models of developmental processes. ..
- Prenatal NSAID Use and MiscarriageDe Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Literacy & Maternal Health; Defining Obstacles to CareIan Bennett; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results of this work will also have important implications for understanding the role of literacy in health care utilization for the larger group of term infants. ..