Genomes and Genes
Summary: Intentional removal of a fetus from the uterus by any of a number of techniques. (POPLINE, 1978)
Publications300 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...
- A randomised controlled trial of a tailored multifaceted strategy to promote implementation of a clinical guideline on induced abortion careR Foy
Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, UK
BJOG 111:726-33. 2004To evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of a tailored multifaceted strategy, delivered by a national clinical effectiveness programme, to implement a guideline on induced abortion.
- Induced abortion and unintended pregnancy in GuatemalaSusheela Singh
Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
Int Fam Plan Perspect 32:136-45. 2006Although 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...
- 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..
- Clarifying values and transforming attitudes to improve access to second trimester abortionKatherine 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- Morbidity and mortality from bowel injury secondary to induced abortionO O Oludiran
Department of Surgery, College of Medical Sciences, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
Afr J Reprod Health 7:65-8. 2003Eight 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...
- Community perceptions and experiences of domestic violence and induced abortion in Wakiso district, UgandaDan K Kaye
Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Qual Health Res 16:1120-8. 2006In 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...
- Reasons for induced abortion and their relation to women's emotional distress: a prospective, two-year follow-up studyAnne 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. 2005The present study aimed to identify the most important reasons for induced abortion and to examine their relationship to emotional distress at follow-up.
- 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. 2008In Mexico, where abortion remains largely illegal and clandestine, reliable data on induced abortion and related morbidity are critical for informing policies and programs...
- 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. 2009To examine whether a first or second trimester induced abortion with misoprostol influences the risk of late abortion or preterm delivery in subsequent pregnancies.
- Women's experiences in connection with induced abortion - a feminist perspectiveLena 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...
- Bowel injury following induced abortionR S Jhobta
Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India
Int J Gynaecol Obstet 96:24-7. 2007Bowel 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...
- Domestic violence against women seeking induced abortion in ChinaJiuling 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...
- Characteristics of women undergoing repeat induced abortionWilliam A Fisher
Department of Psychology, Social Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont
CMAJ 172:637-41. 2005Although repeat induced abortion is common, data concerning characteristics of women undergoing this procedure are lacking...
- Induced abortion and risk of subsequent miscarriageYuelian 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...
- 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...
- Depression and termination of pregnancy (induced abortion) in a national cohort of young Australian women: the confounding effect of women's experience of violenceAngela 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...
- Morbidity that is associated with curettage for the management of spontaneous and induced abortion in women who are infected with HIVGretchen 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....
- 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...
- Mifepristone-induced abortion and placental complications in subsequent pregnancyQian 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. 2009The aim of the study was to explore the effect of first-trimester mifepristone-induced abortion (MA) on placental complications in subsequent pregnancy.
- Mifepristone (Ru486) antagonizes monocyte chemotactic protein-3 down-regulation at early mouse pregnancy revealing immunomodulatory events in Ru486 induced abortionJaya 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...
- Estimating induced abortion rates: a reviewClementine 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...
- Routine follow-up visits after first-trimester induced abortionDaniel 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...
- Reproductive outcomes in adolescents who had a previous birth or an induced abortion compared to adolescents' first pregnanciesBirgit 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.
- Bowel injury as a complication of induced abortion: a case report and literature reviewS Coffman
Department of Surgery, Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pennsylvania 18840, USA
Am Surg 67:924-6. 2001Intestinal 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...
- Induced abortion among HIV-positive women in Quang Ninh and Hai Phong, VietnamKim Chi Bui
Institute for Population and Development Studies, General Office for Population and Family Planning, Hanoi, Vietnam
Trop Med Int Health 15:1172-8. 2010To 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 ..
- The problem of illegally induced abortion: results from a hospital-based study conducted at district level in Dar es SalaamV 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 (..
- Prevalence of induced abortion and associated factors among Chinese female sex workers in Hong KongJoseph 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...
- Factors related to induced abortion among young women in Edo State, NigeriaNancy Murray
Constella Futures, One Thomas Circle, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005, USA
Stud Fam Plann 37:251-68. 2006Sub-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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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. 2006To 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.
- 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...
- 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..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...
- 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.
- 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....
- Mobiluncus and clue cells as predictors of PID after first-trimester abortionP 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...
- Psychological stress response after miscarriage and induced abortionAnette Kersting
Psychosom Med 66:795-6; author reply 796. 2004
- 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.
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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....
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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..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...
- Reactions and reflections in men, 4 and 12 months post-abortionA 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...
- 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...
- [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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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..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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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.
- 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..delivery relative to depression using a nationally representative longitudinal design, which enabled inclusion of a control for prior psychological state...
- 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
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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.
- 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..To compare the effectiveness, side effects, and acceptability of medical abortions induced by methotrexate and misoprostol with abortions induced by mifepristone and misoprostol...
- 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..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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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..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...
- Medical management of late intrauterine death using a combination of mifepristone and misoprostolPrabhath 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...
- 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....
- Double-blind randomized trial of mifepristone in combination with vaginal gemeprost or misoprostol for induction of abortion up to 63 days gestationJ Bartley
Centre for Reproductive Biology, University of Edinburgh, 37 Chalmers Street, Edinburgh EH3 9ET, UK
Hum Reprod 16:2098-102. 2001....
- 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 ..
- 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 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. ..
- 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..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 K Bishop; Fiscal Year: 2010
- 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. ..