induced abortion

Summary

Summary: Intentional removal of a fetus from the uterus by any of a number of techniques. (POPLINE, 1978)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Domestic violence as risk factor for unwanted pregnancy and induced abortion in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    Dan K Kaye
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
    Trop Med Int Health 11:90-101. 2006
  2. ncbi Induced abortion: estimated rates and trends worldwide
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Lancet 370:1338-45. 2007
  3. ncbi A randomised controlled trial of a tailored multifaceted strategy to promote implementation of a clinical guideline on induced abortion care
    R Foy
    Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, UK
    BJOG 111:726-33. 2004
  4. ncbi Induced abortion and unintended pregnancy in Guatemala
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:136-45. 2006
  5. ncbi Rates of induced abortion in Iran: the roles of contraceptive use and religiosity
    Amir Erfani
    Department of Sociology, Nipissing University, 100 College Drive, Box 5002, North Bay, Ontario, P1B8L7, Canada
    Stud Fam Plann 39:111-22. 2008
  6. doi Clarifying values and transforming attitudes to improve access to second trimester abortion
    Katherine L Turner
    Ipas, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 16:108-16. 2008
  7. ncbi Intimate partner violence and unwanted pregnancy, miscarriage, induced abortion, and stillbirth among a national sample of Bangladeshi women
    J G Silverman
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BJOG 114:1246-52. 2007
  8. pmc Unintended pregnancy and induced abortion among unmarried women in China: a systematic review
    Xu 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
  9. ncbi Serum zinc, selenium, copper, and lead levels in women with second-trimester induced abortion resulting from neural tube defects: a preliminary study
    Bora Cengiz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Biol Trace Elem Res 97:225-35. 2004
  10. ncbi Induced abortion in Denmark: effect of socio-economic situation and country of birth
    Vibeke Rasch
    Department of International Health, Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Public Health 18:144-9. 2008

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  1. ncbi Domestic violence as risk factor for unwanted pregnancy and induced abortion in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
    Dan 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...
  2. ncbi Induced abortion: estimated rates and trends worldwide
    Gilda Sedgh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Lancet 370:1338-45. 2007
    Information on incidence of induced abortion is crucial for identifying policy and programmatic needs aimed at reducing unintended pregnancy...
  3. ncbi A randomised controlled trial of a tailored multifaceted strategy to promote implementation of a clinical guideline on induced abortion care
    R Foy
    Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, UK
    BJOG 111:726-33. 2004
    To evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of a tailored multifaceted strategy, delivered by a national clinical effectiveness programme, to implement a guideline on induced abortion.
  4. ncbi Induced abortion and unintended pregnancy in Guatemala
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:136-45. 2006
    Although Guatemalan law permits induced abortion only to save a woman's life, many women obtain abortions, often under unsafe conditions and in response to an unintended pregnancy...
  5. ncbi Rates of induced abortion in Iran: the roles of contraceptive use and religiosity
    Amir 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..
  6. doi Clarifying values and transforming attitudes to improve access to second trimester abortion
    Katherine L Turner
    Ipas, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Reprod Health Matters 16:108-16. 2008
    ..Some recommendations that emerge are that values clarification should be included in abortion training, service delivery and advocacy programmes. Evaluations of such interventions are also needed...
  7. ncbi Intimate partner violence and unwanted pregnancy, miscarriage, induced abortion, and stillbirth among a national sample of Bangladeshi women
    J 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.
  8. pmc Unintended pregnancy and induced abortion among unmarried women in China: a systematic review
    Xu 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.
  9. ncbi Serum zinc, selenium, copper, and lead levels in women with second-trimester induced abortion resulting from neural tube defects: a preliminary study
    Bora 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...
  10. ncbi Induced abortion in Denmark: effect of socio-economic situation and country of birth
    Vibeke 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.
  11. ncbi Morbidity and mortality from bowel injury secondary to induced abortion
    O O Oludiran
    Department of Surgery, College of Medical Sciences, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 7:65-8. 2003
    Eight patients managed for bowel injury following induced abortion were studied for the pattern of morbidity and mortality. The patients were aged 18-39 years. Three of them were married, five were single...
  12. ncbi Community perceptions and experiences of domestic violence and induced abortion in Wakiso district, Uganda
    Dan K Kaye
    Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
    Qual Health Res 16:1120-8. 2006
    In this qualitative research, the author explored (in general) whether domestic violence and induced abortion feature in men's and women's sexual and reproductive health experiences...
  13. ncbi Reasons for induced abortion and their relation to women's emotional distress: a prospective, two-year follow-up study
    Anne Nordal Broen
    Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, Institute of Basic Sciences in Medicine, University of Oslo, Blindern, 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 27:36-43. 2005
    The present study aimed to identify the most important reasons for induced abortion and to examine their relationship to emotional distress at follow-up.
  14. doi Estimates of induced abortion in Mexico: what's changed between 1990 and 2006?
    Fatima Juarez
    El Colegio de Mexico, Mexico
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 34:158-68. 2008
    In Mexico, where abortion remains largely illegal and clandestine, reliable data on induced abortion and related morbidity are critical for informing policies and programs...
  15. doi Is induced abortion with misoprostol a risk factor for late abortion or preterm delivery in subsequent pregnancies?
    Norbert Winer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Nantes, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 145:53-6. 2009
    To examine whether a first or second trimester induced abortion with misoprostol influences the risk of late abortion or preterm delivery in subsequent pregnancies.
  16. ncbi Women's experiences in connection with induced abortion - a feminist perspective
    Lena Alex
    Department of Nursing, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 18:160-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this qualitative study was to analyse women's experiences of induced abortion from a feminist perspective. Five women aged 19-33 years were interviewed about 1 month after their abortion...
  17. ncbi Bowel injury following induced abortion
    R S Jhobta
    Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 96:24-7. 2007
    Bowel injury is an uncommonly reported yet serious complication of induced abortion, which is often performed illegally by persons without any medical training in developing countries...
  18. ncbi Domestic violence against women seeking induced abortion in China
    Jiuling Wu
    Department of Women s Health of the National Center for Women s and Children s Health, Chinese Center of Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China 100013
    Contraception 72:117-21. 2005
    ..type and severity of domestic violence (DV), and determine the factors related to DV among women seeking induced abortion in China. A total of 1215 women seeking induced abortion were interviewed...
  19. pmc Characteristics of women undergoing repeat induced abortion
    William A Fisher
    Department of Psychology, Social Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont
    CMAJ 172:637-41. 2005
    Although repeat induced abortion is common, data concerning characteristics of women undergoing this procedure are lacking...
  20. ncbi Induced abortion and risk of subsequent miscarriage
    Yuelian Sun
    Shanghai Institute of Planned Parenthood Research, 2140 Xie Tu Road, Shanghai 200032, China
    Int J Epidemiol 32:449-54. 2003
    ..To evaluate the impact of surgically induced first-trimester abortion on the risk of miscarriage in a subsequent pregnancy...
  21. ncbi Are complications after an induced abortion associated with reproductive failures in a subsequent pregnancy?
    Weijin Zhou
    The Danish Epidemiology Science Center, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:177-81. 2003
    ..We examined whether it was women who had the short-term complications that carried an excess risk of spontaneous abortion and preterm delivery in the subsequent pregnancy...
  22. pmc Depression and termination of pregnancy (induced abortion) in a national cohort of young Australian women: the confounding effect of women's experience of violence
    Angela J Taft
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 324 328 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:75. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine the associations with depression of women's experience of violence, pregnancy termination, births and socio-demographic characteristics, among a population-based sample of young Australian women...
  23. ncbi Morbidity that is associated with curettage for the management of spontaneous and induced abortion in women who are infected with HIV
    Gretchen S Stuart
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:993-7. 2004
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  24. doi Can the outcome of the next pregnancy be predicted at the time of induced abortion?
    Oskari Heikinheimo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Helsinki, PO Box 140, SF 00029, HUS, Finland
    Hum Reprod 24:820-6. 2009
    ..Factors predicting the outcome of the next pregnancy following termination of pregnancy (TOP) are poorly known...
  25. doi Mifepristone-induced abortion and placental complications in subsequent pregnancy
    Qian Xi Zhu
    Department of Reproductive Epidemiology and Social Science, National Population and Family Planning Key Laboratory of Contraceptive Drugs and Devices, Shanghai Institute of Planned Parenthood Research, Shanghai 200032, China
    Hum Reprod 24:315-9. 2009
    The aim of the study was to explore the effect of first-trimester mifepristone-induced abortion (MA) on placental complications in subsequent pregnancy.
  26. ncbi Mifepristone (Ru486) antagonizes monocyte chemotactic protein-3 down-regulation at early mouse pregnancy revealing immunomodulatory events in Ru486 induced abortion
    Jaya Nautiyal
    Embryo Implantation Group, Molecular Reproduction Unit, School of Life Sciences, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Vigyan Bhawan, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Am J Reprod Immunol 52:8-18. 2004
    ..The ratio of Th1/Th2 responses is crucial for pregnancy maintenance. Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-3 (MCP3) is a pro-inflammatory, CC chemokine and a Th1 effector which is capable of eliciting significant anti-tumoral immune responses...
  27. ncbi Estimating induced abortion rates: a review
    Clementine Rossier
    Institut National d Etudes Demographiques, 133 Boulevard Davout, 75980 Paris
    Stud Fam Plann 34:87-102. 2003
    ..The incidence of illegal, often unsafe, induced abortion has to be estimated, however...
  28. ncbi Routine follow-up visits after first-trimester induced abortion
    Daniel Grossman
    Population Council, Mexico City, Mexico
    Obstet Gynecol 103:738-45. 2004
    ..Protocols that require in-person follow-up after abortion may not make the best use of a women's time or abilities, or of the medical system...
  29. pmc Reproductive outcomes in adolescents who had a previous birth or an induced abortion compared to adolescents' first pregnancies
    Birgit Reime
    Faculty of Nursing and Healthcare, University of Applied Sciences of the Saarland, Goebenstr, 40, 66117 Saarbrücken, Germany
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:4. 2008
    ..Thus, the authors compared the risks for adverse reproductive outcomes of adolescent nulliparae to teenagers who either have had an induced abortion or a previous birth.
  30. ncbi Bowel injury as a complication of induced abortion: a case report and literature review
    S Coffman
    Department of Surgery, Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pennsylvania 18840, USA
    Am Surg 67:924-6. 2001
    Intestinal perforation is a rare complication of induced abortion. It is most commonly seen in countries in which abortions are performed by people without proper training and with improvised instruments...
  31. doi Induced abortion among HIV-positive women in Quang Ninh and Hai Phong, Vietnam
    Kim Chi Bui
    Institute for Population and Development Studies, General Office for Population and Family Planning, Hanoi, Vietnam
    Trop Med Int Health 15:1172-8. 2010
    To explore the decision of induced abortion among HIV-positive women and examine how the decision is associated with socioeconomic characteristics and the availability of comprehensive programmes aiming at preventing mother to child ..
  32. ncbi The problem of illegally induced abortion: results from a hospital-based study conducted at district level in Dar es Salaam
    V Rasch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Trop Med Int Health 5:495-502. 2000
    ..The objective of the study was firstly to identify women with illegally induced abortion, (IA) and to compare them with women admitted with a spontaneous abortion (SA) or receiving antenatal care (..
  33. ncbi Prevalence of induced abortion and associated factors among Chinese female sex workers in Hong Kong
    Joseph T F Lau
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    J Sex Marital Ther 33:19-29. 2007
    ..6% of had experienced induced abortion 52.0% of which were accomplished in registered clinics...
  34. ncbi Factors related to induced abortion among young women in Edo State, Nigeria
    Nancy Murray
    Constella Futures, One Thomas Circle, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005, USA
    Stud Fam Plann 37:251-68. 2006
    Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest death rate from induced abortion in the world, and young women in southern Nigeria are particularly likely to terminate their pregnancies...
  35. ncbi Complications of induced abortion and miscarriage in three African countries: a hospital-based study among WHO collaborating centers
    N Goyaux
    Human Fertility Research Group, Toulouse, France
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:568-73. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: 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...
  36. ncbi The relation of son preference and religion to induced abortion: the case of South Korea
    Woojin Chung
    Department of International Health and Population, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Biosoc Sci 39:707-19. 2007
    This 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...
  37. pmc The course of mental health after miscarriage and induced abortion: a longitudinal, five-year follow-up study
    Anne 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. 2005
    Miscarriage and induced abortion are life events that can potentially cause mental distress...
  38. ncbi Abortion history and breast cancer risk: results from the Shanghai Breast Cancer Study
    M Sanderson
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina and South Carolina Cancer Center, Columbia, SC, USA
    Int J Cancer 92:899-905. 2001
    Studies of the association between induced abortion and breast cancer risk have been inconsistent, perhaps due to underreporting of abortions...
  39. ncbi A review of septic induced abortion cases in one year at Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar
    Jamila 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...
  40. ncbi Mifepristone-induced abortion in one horn and a growing fetus in another horn in a patient with a twin pregnancy in a bicornuate uterus
    Angel Chao
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Fertil Steril 86:1764.e3-5. 2006
    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.
  41. pmc Clandestine induced abortion: prevalence, incidence and risk factors among women in a Latin American country
    Antonio 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...
  42. ncbi Induced abortion in the Nordic countries: special emphasis on young women
    Lisbeth B Knudsen
    Danish Center for Demographic Research, University of Southern Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:257-68. 2003
    ..To analyze the trends in legally induced abortions among women younger than 30 years in the five Nordic countries, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, since the liberalized abortion laws came into force...
  43. ncbi 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.
  44. ncbi Trends in prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy termination, and perinatal mortality of newborns with congenital heart disease in France, 1983-2000: a population-based evaluation
    Babak Khoshnood
    Paris Registry of Congenital Malformations, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women s Health, INSERM U149, Villejuif, France
    Pediatrics 115:95-101. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi Mobiluncus and clue cells as predictors of PID after first-trimester abortion
    P G Larsson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Central Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 68:217-20. 1989
    ..trachomatis was identified. Our study indicates that screening for C. trachomatis and clue cells in vaginal discharge will identify two different risk groups for developing PID after first-trimester abortion...
  46. ncbi Psychological stress response after miscarriage and induced abortion
    Anette Kersting
    Psychosom Med 66:795-6; author reply 796. 2004
  47. doi Attitudes and perceptions about prenatal diagnosis and induced abortion among adults of Pakistani population
    Muhammad Osman Arif
    Medical College, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
    Prenat Diagn 28:1149-55. 2008
    Perception 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.
  48. ncbi Effects of Radix scutellariae and Rhizoma atractylodis on LPS-induced abortion and the uterine IL-10 contents in mice
    Xiu 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...
  49. ncbi Case-control differences in the reliability of reporting a history of induced abortion
    M 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 ..
  50. ncbi Induced abortion: an overview for internists
    David 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...
  51. pmc Impact of a theoretically based sex education programme (SHARE) delivered by teachers on NHS registered conceptions and terminations: final results of cluster randomised trial
    M 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...
  52. ncbi Psychological impact on women of miscarriage versus induced abortion: a 2-year follow-up study
    Anne Nordal Broen
    Department of Behavioral Sciences in Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Psychosom Med 66:265-71. 2004
    To 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.
  53. ncbi Peri-abortion contraception: a qualitative study of users' experiences
    Usha 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. 2004
    Contraceptive counselling is an essential element of induced abortion services but concerns remain about its effectiveness.
  54. ncbi 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 trial
    I 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
    ....
  55. ncbi African American adolescents' experiences with unplanned pregnancy and elective abortion
    Janet 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...
  56. ncbi The effects of induced abortion on emotional experiences and relationships: a critical review of the literature
    Zoë 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 ..
  57. ncbi Best practices in surgical abortion
    Lisa 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...
  58. doi 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...
  59. pmc Congenital anomaly surveillance in England--ascertainment deficiencies in the national system
    P 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...
  60. ncbi Social context and the experience of a sample of U.S. women taking RU-486 (mifepristone) for early abortion
    Stephen 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...
  61. ncbi Long-term physical and psychological health consequences of induced abortion: a review of the evidence
    John M Thorp
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Linacre Q 72:44-69. 2005
  62. pmc Depression and unwanted first pregnancy: longitudinal cohort study
    Sarah Schmiege
    Department of Psychology UCB 345, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    BMJ 331:1303. 2005
    ..To examine the outcomes of an unwanted first pregnancy (abortion v live delivery) and risk of depression and to explain discrepancies with previous research that used the same dataset...
  63. ncbi Reactions and reflections in men, 4 and 12 months post-abortion
    A Kero
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital, SE 90185 Umeå, Sweden
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 25:135-43. 2004
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present study was to increase knowledge about reactions and reflections by means of a prospective study of men's attitudes and feelings towards abortion...
  64. ncbi Effect of the interpregnancy interval after an abortion on maternal and perinatal health in Latin America
    A 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...
  65. ncbi [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...
  66. ncbi Abortion-related maternal mortality in the Russian Federation
    Irina 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...
  67. ncbi Medical versus surgical abortion efficacy, complications and leave of absence compared in a partly randomized study
    Christina 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...
  68. ncbi Generalized anxiety following unintended pregnancies resolved through childbirth and abortion: a cohort study of the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth
    Jesse R Cougle
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, 1 University Station A8000, Austin, TX 78712 0187, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 19:137-42. 2005
    The psychological consequences of induced abortion are complex and subject to both considerable controversy and methodological criticisms...
  69. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis, pregnancy terminations and prevalence of Down syndrome in Atlanta
    Csaba 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...
  70. ncbi Abortion in young women and subsequent mental health
    David 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...
  71. doi Ascertainment and accuracy of Down syndrome cases reported in congenital anomaly registers in England and Wales
    G 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...
  72. ncbi The incidence of induced abortion in Uganda
    Susheela Singh
    Guttmacher Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Int Fam Plan Perspect 31:183-91. 2005
    Although Uganda's law permits induced abortion only to save a woman's life, many women obtain abortions, often under unhygienic conditions...
  73. ncbi Induced abortion: not an independent risk factor for pregnancy outcome, but a challenge for health counseling
    Kaisa Raatikainen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
    Ann Epidemiol 16:587-92. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to assess the effects of prior induced abortions on obstetric risk factors and pregnancy outcome in conditions of free high-standard maternity care used by almost the entire pregnant population in Finland...
  74. doi Strategies for the prevention and treatment of reproductive tract infections among women in Vietnam
    Nguyen 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...
  75. ncbi Chlamydia trachomatis in cervical and vaginal swabs and urine specimens from women undergoing termination of pregnancy
    A 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
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  76. pmc Risk of breast cancer after miscarriage or induced abortion: a Scottish record linkage case-control study
    David 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. 2005
    To assess the risk of breast cancer in patients with a previous history of miscarriage or induced abortion.
  77. ncbi Depression associated with abortion and childbirth: a long-term analysis of the NLSY cohort
    Jesse R Cougle
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin, TX, U S A
    Med Sci Monit 9:CR105-12. 2003
    ..delivery relative to depression using a nationally representative longitudinal design, which enabled inclusion of a control for prior psychological state...
  78. pmc Depression and unintended pregnancy in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth: a cohort study
    David C Reardon
    Elliot Institute, PO Box 7348, Springfield, IL 62791 7348, USA
    BMJ 324:151-2. 2002
  79. ncbi A randomized comparison of medical abortion and surgical vacuum aspiration at 10-13 weeks gestation
    Premila 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...
  80. ncbi Elective abortion as a primary health service in rural India: experience with manual vacuum aspiration
    Kirti 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...
  81. ncbi Contraceptive use and family planning after labor in the European part of the Russian Federation: 2-year monitoring
    E 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...
  82. ncbi Safety and acceptability of post-abortal IUD insertion and the importance of counseling
    Ahmed 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...
  83. pmc Self-reports of induced abortion: an empathetic setting can improve the quality of data
    V 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...
  84. ncbi Pain control in medical abortion
    E Wiebe
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 74:275-80. 2001
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  85. ncbi Single women's experiences of premarital pregnancy and induced abortion in Lombok, Eastern Indonesia
    L 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. 2001
    b>Induced abortion is widely practiced in Indonesia by both married and unmarried women...
  86. doi Uterine rupture in second-trimester misoprostol-induced abortion after cesarean delivery: a systematic review
    Vinita 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...
  87. ncbi Mifepristone for early medical abortion: experiences in France, Great Britain and Sweden
    Rachel K Jones
    The Alan Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 34:154-61. 2002
  88. pmc Post abortion family planning counseling as a tool to increase contraception use
    Ali Ceylan
    Department of Public Health, Medical Faculty of Dicle University, Diyarbakir, Turkey
    BMC Public Health 9:20. 2009
    To 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.
  89. pmc Provision of chlamydia testing in a nationwide service offering termination of pregnancy: with data capture to monitor prevalence of infection
    H 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...
  90. ncbi AIDS and sex education for young people in China
    Y 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...
  91. doi Induced abortion and anxiety, mood, and substance abuse disorders: isolating the effects of abortion in the national comorbidity survey
    Priscilla K Coleman
    Human Development and Family Studies, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA
    J Psychiatr Res 43:770-6. 2009
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  92. ncbi A history of induced abortion in relation to substance use during subsequent pregnancies carried to term
    Priscilla K Coleman
    Department of Psychology, University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1673-8. 2002
    Previous 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.
  93. ncbi Comparison of abortions induced by methotrexate or mifepristone followed by misoprostol
    Ellen Wiebe
    Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 99:813-9. 2002
    ..To compare the effectiveness, side effects, and acceptability of medical abortions induced by methotrexate and misoprostol with abortions induced by mifepristone and misoprostol...
  94. ncbi Teenage pregnancy: trends, characteristics and outcomes in South Australia and Australia
    Karin 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
    ..To describe trends in teenage pregnancy rates in South Australia and Australia in 1970-2000, and the socio-demographic and clinical characteristics and outcomes of teenage women who gave birth in South Australia in 1995-99...
  95. ncbi Women and abortion: the past reaches into the present
    JoAnn 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...
  96. ncbi Herbal infusions used for induced abortion
    Carmen 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...
  97. ncbi The effect of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on medical abortion with mifepristone and misoprostol at 13-22 weeks gestation
    C 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
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  98. ncbi A randomised controlled trial of mifepristone in combination with misoprostol administered sublingually or vaginally for medical abortion up to 13 weeks of gestation
    Haitham Hamoda
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, UK
    BJOG 112:1102-8. 2005
    ..To assess women's acceptability, the efficacy and side effects of sublingual versus vaginal administration of misoprostol in combination with mifepristone for medical abortion up to 13 weeks of gestation...
  99. ncbi Medical management of late intrauterine death using a combination of mifepristone and misoprostol
    Prabhath T Wagaarachchi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, UK
    BJOG 109:443-7. 2002
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of mifepristone in combination with misoprostol in the management of late fetal death...
  100. ncbi A randomized trial of mifepristone in combination with misoprostol administered sublingually or vaginally for medical abortion at 13-20 weeks gestation
    Haitham Hamoda
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    Hum Reprod 20:2348-54. 2005
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  101. ncbi Double-blind randomized trial of mifepristone in combination with vaginal gemeprost or misoprostol for induction of abortion up to 63 days gestation
    J Bartley
    Centre for Reproductive Biology, University of Edinburgh, 37 Chalmers Street, Edinburgh EH3 9ET, UK
    Hum Reprod 16:2098-102. 2001
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Research Grants85

  1. Measuring and Explaining Unintended Pregnancy in the United States, 1987-2009
    Lawrence 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 ..
  2. CANCER RISK REDUCTION AND DIET--A COHORT STUDY OF WOMEN
    Wei 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 ..
  3. MI PBB Cohort 30 years later: Endocrine Disruption?
    Michele Marcus; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. REPRODUCTIVE/CONTRACEPTIVE RISK FACTORS & ENDOMETRIOSIS
    Victoria 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...
  5. Ethnicity, Marriage, and Fertility in Kazakhstan
    Victor 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 ..
  6. PREGNANCY, MICROCHIMERISM, AND AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE
    J 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...
  7. PREGNANCY, MICROCHIMERISM, AND AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE
    J 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...
  8. Substance Abuse in Women: The Role of Stressful Pregnancy Outcomes
    HEATHER 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)...
  9. Meiotic Interactions of the RecA Homologue Dmc1
    DOUGLAS 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. ..
  10. Meiotic Interactions of the RecA Homologue Dmc1
    DOUGLAS BISHOP; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Failure of recombinational repair in mitosis is implicated in the etiology of breast cancer and other malignancies. ..
  11. Meiotic Interactions of the RecA Homologue Dmc1
    DOUGLAS BISHOP; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Failure of recombinational repair in mitosis is implicated in the etiology of breast cancer and other malignancies. ..
  12. Meiotic Interactions of the RecA Homologue Dmc1
    DOUGLAS BISHOP; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Failure of recombinational repair in mitosis is implicated in the etiology of breast cancer and other malignancies. ..
  13. Meiotic Interactions of the RecA Homologue Dmc1
    Douglas K Bishop; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Failure of recombinational repair in mitosis is implicated in the etiology of breast cancer and other malignancies. ..
  14. INDUCED ABORTION AND BREAST CANCER RISK
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2001
    Adapted 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...
  15. The Consequences of Teenage Childbearing
    Kevin 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. ..
  16. Contraceptive efficacy and body weight: Does obesity affect the risk of failure?
    Alison Edelman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  17. Improving Contraceptive Effectiveness in Obese Women
    Alison B Edelman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Peer Effects on Neural and Behavioral Markers of Risk-Taking
    Laurence Steinberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  19. UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTIVE EFFECTIVENESS
    Susheela Singh; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Literacy and Utilization of Maternal Depression Care
    Ian 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. ..
  21. 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. ..
  22. Prenatal NSAID Use and Miscarriage
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  23. Literacy & Maternal Health; Defining Obstacles to Care
    Ian 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. ..