Genomes and Genes
Summary: Intentional removal of a fetus from the uterus by any of a number of techniques. (POPLINE, 1978)
Publications321 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...
- 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.
- Psychological responses of women after first-trimester abortionB Major
Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 USA
Arch Gen Psychiatry 57:777-84. 2000..The objectives of this study were to examine women's emotions, evaluations, and mental health after an abortion, as well as changes over time in these responses and their predictors...
- The estimated incidence of induced abortion in Ethiopia, 2008Susheela Singh
Guttmacher Institute, New York, USA
Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 36:16-25. 2010..In 2005, the penal code was revised to broaden the indications under which induced abortion is legal...
- 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...
- Abnormal sex ratios in human populations: causes and consequencesTherese Hesketh
Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guildford Street, London WCI N1EH, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:13271-5. 2006..Measures to reduce sex selection must include strict enforcement of existing legislation, the ensuring of equal rights for women, and public awareness campaigns about the dangers of gender imbalance...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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....
- 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 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....
- 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.
- Induced abortion and intimate relationship quality in the Chicago Health and Social Life SurveyP K Coleman
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403, USA
Public Health 123:331-8. 2009..To examine associations between abortion and relationship functioning...
- 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..
- 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.
- Breast cancer in relation to induced abortions in a cohort of Chinese womenZ Ye
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave N, PO Box 19024, MP 474, Seattle, Washington, WA 98109 1024, USA
Br J Cancer 87:977-81. 2002The possible influence of induced abortion on breast cancer risk was assessed in a cohort of 267 040 women enrolled in a randomised trial of breast self-examination in Shanghai, China...
- 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
- 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...
- Recourse to induced abortion in Spain: profiling of users and the influence of migrant populationsOscar Zurriaga
Area de Epidemiologia, Dirección General de Salud Publica, Conselleria de Sanitat, Valencia, Spain
Gac Sanit 23:57-63. 2009Social vulnerability implies a higher risk of induced abortion (IA). Immigrant status could be an additional factor...
- [Risk factors and predictors of induced abortion: a population-based study]Maria Teresa Anselmo Olinto
Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Av Unisinos 950, CP 275, Sao Leopoldo, RS 93022 00, Brazil
Cad Saude Publica 22:365-75. 2006This study aimed to identify key risk factors and predictors of induced abortion. A cross-sectional population-based study was conducted with a representative sample of 3,002 women 15 to 49 years of age in southern Brazil, randomly ..
- 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.
- The persistence of induced abortion in Cuba: exploring the notion of an "abortion culture"Danièle Bélanger
Department of Sociology, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Stud Fam Plann 40:13-26. 2009Cuba's annual induced abortion rate persistently ranks among the highest in the world, and abortion plays a prominent role in Cuban fertility regulation despite widespread contraceptive prevalence and state promotion of modern ..
- 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.
- Decision making and referral prior to abortion: a qualitative study of women's 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 30:51-4. 2004..Despite abortion being one of the most common gynaecological procedures performed in the UK, significant regional variation exists in access to services...
- 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....
- [Induced abortion in immigrant women in a urban setting]Davide Malmusi
Unitat Docent de Medicina Preventiva i Salut Pública IMAS UPF ASPB, Barcelona, Espana
Gac Sanit 23:64-6. 2009..Given the new reality of foreign immigration in Barcelona, the aim is to describe the rate of legal abortion in the city in the years 2005 and 2006 according to women's place of origin...
- Linking two opposites of pregnancy loss: Induced abortion and infertility in Yoruba society, NigeriaWinny Koster
Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Oudezijds Achterburgwal 185, 1012 DK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Soc Sci Med 71:1788-95. 2010Involuntary infertility and induced abortion exist on opposite sides of the spectrum: the first being the unwanted loss of childbearing potential while the second is the intentional termination of pregnancy...
- Induced abortion during youth: social inequalities in the outcome of the first pregnancyGreice M S Menezes
Instituto De Saude Coletiva, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brasil
Cad Saude Publica 22:1431-46. 2006This study aimed to identify the factors associated with induced abortion in the first pregnancy in young women and in the first time young men got their partners pregnant...
- [Induced abortion in women of reproductive age living with and without HIV/Aids in Brazil]Regina Maria Barbosa
Estadual deDST Aids, Vila Mariana 04121 000 São Paulo
Cien Saude Colet 14:1085-99. 2009..characteristics of women living (WLHA) and not living with HIV/AIDS (WNLHA) regarding the report of lifetime induced abortion. Data from 1,777 MVHA and 2,045 MNVHA were collected between November 2003 and December 2004 during a cross-..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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....
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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.
- 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 (..
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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 (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...
- 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...
- The relation of son preference and religion to induced abortion: the case of South KoreaWoojin Chung
Department of International Health and Population, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
J Biosoc Sci 39:707-19. 2007This paper explores the factors that influence the practice of induced abortion in a very low fertility society, with particular emphasis on son preference and three distinct religions: Confucianism, Buddhism and Christianity...
- Complications of induced abortion and miscarriage in three African countries: a hospital-based study among WHO collaborating centersN Goyaux
Human Fertility Research Group, Toulouse, France
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 80:568-73. 2001OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to describe two of the outcomes of pregnancy, induced abortion and miscarriage, in three African countries. Major maternal risk factors were also evaluated...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- Low female[corrected]-to-male [corrected] sex ratio of children born in India: national survey of 1.1 million householdsPrabhat Jha
Centre for Global Health Research, St Michael s Hospital, and Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Lancet 367:211-8. 2006..Fewer girls than boys are born in India. Various hypotheses have been proposed to explain this low sex ratio. Our aim was to ascertain the contribution of prenatal sex determination and selective abortion as measured by previous birth sex...
- 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...
- Long-term physical and psychological health consequences of induced abortion: review of the evidenceJohn M Thorp
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Obstet Gynecol Surv 58:67-79. 2003b>Induced abortion is a prevalent response to an unintended pregnancy. The long-term health consequences are poorly investigated and conclusions must be drawn from observational studies...
- 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...
- Short-term complications after surgically induced abortions: a register-based study of 56 117 abortionsWeijin Zhou
The Danish Epidemiology Science Centre and the Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:331-6. 2002Performing an induced abortion is a rather simple medical procedure which is frequently done and side-effects will have public health implications unless they are very rare...
- Theory-based identification of barriers to quality improvement: induced abortion careRobbie Foy
Scottish Programme for Clinical Effectiveness in Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Int J Qual Health Care 17:147-55. 2005..College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists published the clinical guideline, The Care of Women Requesting Induced Abortion, to address recognized variations in care...
- Dramatic decline in abortion mortality due to the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy ActRachel Jewkes
S Afr Med J 95:250. 2005
- Contraceptive practices of women after abortion in TurkeyO Karabacak
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gazi University School of Medicine, Besevler, Ankara, Turkey
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 6:129-33. 2001..This may suggest that, although couples plan to get pregnant, they do not concentrate on the ideal conditions for conception or they do, in fact, practice some form of family planning...
- Comments to: Induced abortion and traumatic stress: a preliminary comparison of American and Russian women. Vincent M. Rue, Priscilla K. Coleman, James J. Rue, David C. Reardon. Med Sci Monit, 2004; 10(10): SR5-16Bratati Banerjee
Med Sci Monit 13:LE11-12. 2007
- 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.
- Scaling-up a public health innovation: a comparative study of post-abortion care in Bolivia and MexicoDeborah L Billings
Ipas, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Soc Sci Med 64:2210-22. 2007..Other hypotheses--that scaling-up PAC will significantly reduce maternal mortality and morbidity, decrease abortion-related stigma, and prepare the way for efforts to reform restrictive abortion laws and policies--have yet to be tested...
- Induced abortion and traumatic stress: a preliminary comparison of American and Russian womenVincent M Rue
Institute for Pregnancy Loss, Jacksonville, FL 32259, USA
Med Sci Monit 10:SR5-16. 2004..Individual and situational risk factors associated with negative postabortion psychological sequelae have been identified, but the degree of posttraumatic stress reactions and the effects of culture are largely unknown...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Cellular Immune Response to RVFV InfectionKIMBERLY KERSHEA GRAY; Fiscal Year: 2010..Since very little is known about cellular response in RVFV infections, a foundation needs to be laid that can be built upon in the future in the case of treatment and vaccines. ..
- Meiotic Interactions of the RecA Homologue Dmc1Douglas K Bishop; Fiscal Year: 2013..Meiosis forms eggs and sperm. Understanding recombination may prevent birth defects caused by errors in meiosis. Recombination prevents cancer in humans, so this work may improve cancer prevention and treatment. ..
- Measuring and Explaining Unintended Pregnancy in the United States, 1987-2009Lawrence B Finer; Fiscal Year: 2013..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 ..
- Risk Factors Associated with Unintended PregnanciesEvelyn Angel James; Fiscal Year: 2013..This study will help to identify and prioritize opportunities to manage prevention in this understudied, but clinically important, subgroup of women at high risk for poor maternal and child health outcomes. ..
- Use of Motivational Interviewing to Increase Contraception Use among Young WomenAmy Whitaker; Fiscal Year: 2013..Just under half of these pregnancies result in induced abortion(2)...
- COMPARISON OF CHORION VILLUS SAMPLING AND AMNIOCENTESISROBERT DESNICK; Fiscal Year: 1990..CVS results by appropriate studies of cultured amniotic fluid cells obtained by amniocentesis, specimens from induced abortion material or specimens obtained from newborns monitored for indications other than advanced maternal age...
- DEMOGRAPHIC IMPACT OF FAMILY PLANNINGELWOOD CARLSON; Fiscal Year: 2000..European countries have adopted programs to introduce modern family planning as an alternative to repeated induced abortion as the chief method of birth control...
- 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 ..
- CONTRACEPTIVE USE AND RISK OF CANCER IN SHANGHAIDavid Thomas; Fiscal Year: 1999..or more of the following exposures: oral contraceptives, injectable contraceptives, tubal ligation, IUD and induced abortion. This is one of the largest cohorts of women ever assembled for epidemiologic purposes, and its location in a ..
- EPIDEMIOLOGY OF PLACENTA PREVIA AND ABRUPTIO PLACENTABeth Mueller; Fiscal Year: 1992..have been done; however, there is some evidence from case series that exposures such as prior C-section, induced abortion, smoking, and alcohol use may increase a woman's risk...
- 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...
- RACIAL DIFFERENCES IN BREAST CANCER SURVIVALJOHN ELEY; Fiscal Year: 2000..risk factors of interest: early menarche and adolescent exposure to oral contraceptive use, spontaneous and induced abortion, childbirth, and obesity...
- IMMUNOREGULATION IN PREGNANCYGary Wood; Fiscal Year: 1991..3) The extent and nature of immunoregulation in uterine regional lymph nodes, 4) A model of indomethacin induced abortion which is closely relevant to the proposed immunoregulatory mechanisms...
- Contraceptive efficacy and body weight: Does obesity affect the risk of failure?Alison Edelman; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Improving Contraceptive Effectiveness in Obese WomenAlison B Edelman; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- The Effects of Perceived Discrimination on Mental and Physical HealthBRENDA N MAJOR; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- RCT of a Novel Oral Contraceptive Initiation MethodCarolyn Westhoff; Fiscal Year: 2004..We will also assess dual method use for STD prevention in the study to adoption of and adherence to oral contraceptives. We will also assess dual method use for STD prevention in the study population. ..
- Obesity, Oral Contraception and Ovarian SuppressionCarolyn Westhoff; Fiscal Year: 2007..This study will have very good power to detect clinically important differences. Results could directly and immediately affect contraceptive practice. ..
- UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTIVE EFFECTIVENESSSusheela Singh; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- The Acquisition of Bacterial Vaginosis in LesbiansJeanne Marrazzo; Fiscal Year: 2006..Lesbian couples provide a unique opportunity to conduct comparative studies of vaginal microbial ecology in sex partners, and to directly analyze determinants of transmission. ..
- Mammographic Densities: In the Pathway to Breast Cancer?KARIN ROSENBLATT; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Providers' perceptions of the diaphragm in Southern Afr*Cynthia Harper; Fiscal Year: 2005..As the diaphragm effectiveness results become available, data from this proposed study will position us to design counseling interventions and to address provider education and training needs. ..
- Polybrominated Biphenyls and Cancer RiskKARIN ROSENBLATT; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Intimate Partner Violence in a Women's Health Clinic PopulationAudrey Saftlas; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mechanisms for Relations of Domestic Violence to Poor Maternal and Infant HealthJay Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Evaluation of False Positive Mammography in Community PracticeBonnie Yankaskas; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Assessing & Improving the Measurement of Sexual BehaviorBarbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2008..abstract_text> ..
- Peer Effects on Neural and Behavioral Markers of Risk-TakingLaurence Steinberg; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Lifestyle Factors and Type 2 Diabetes in Black WomenJulie Palmer; Fiscal Year: 2008..Because the follow-up and data collection are funded by another grant, the proposed large study of modifiable risk factors for type 2 diabetes can be carried out at a relatively modest cost. ..
- Modification of tamoxifen effectiveness by gene polymorphisms and other drugsTimothy Lash; Fiscal Year: 2009..Understanding the modification of tamoxifen effectiveness by genetic polymorphisms or drug interactions will help patients and physicians to make fully informed decisions about hormone therapy. ..
- International Mobility of HIVHong Ha M Truong; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Relationship between Periodontal Disease and Gestational Diabetes MellitusXu Xiong; Fiscal Year: 2008..Improving oral health and treating periodontal disease before and during pregnancy may reduce maternal and perinatal morbidity associated with GDM and prevent type 2 diabetes after pregnancy. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Fertility Intentions and Outcomes in West AfricaJennifer Johnson Hanks; Fiscal Year: 2007..4) Create, translate and pretest a survey instrument to evaluate the hypotheses, and (5) Pilot an integrated life course research technique. ..
- Blood Brain Barrier Physiology and HIV DementiaHOWARD GENDELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007..The data acquired could provide new insights and therapeutic intervention strategies for monocyte BBB trafficking during progressive HIV-1 infection in brain tissue. ..
- Maternal-Fetal HLA Sharing and Risk of PreeclampsiaAudrey Saftlas; Fiscal Year: 2004..05. The proposed study may be the first to examine the effects of maternal-fetal HLA sharing in an adequately powered epidemiological framework. ..
- SMOKING & GENETIC INTERACTION IN BREAST CANCER ETIOLOGYTimothy Lash; Fiscal Year: 2004..The second study would collect buccal swabs from participants in the study of adjuvant tamoxifen therapy (Dr. Silliman PI). A similar analytic plan would be conducted, but with a case-only design. ..
- IRON STATUS IN WOMEN OF REPRODUCTIVE AGEUsha Ramakrishnan; Fiscal Year: 2002..The investigators state that in summary, the project is expected to provide information that can be used to examine policy options and develop guidelines to ensure adequate but safe iron status for women of reproductive age. ..
- IMPACT OF SCHOOL QUALITY ON ADOLESCENTSBarbara Mensch; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- DETERMINING/UNDERSTANDING BARRIERS TO ADULT IMMUNIZATIONRichard Zimmerman; Fiscal Year: 2001..This project will furnish relevant, up-to-date to enhance policy planning, practice management and medical education. ..
- NEURONAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY IN HIV DEMENTIAHOWARD GENDELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- DIET, CELL PROLIFERATION AND BREAST CANCER IN SHANGHAIDavid Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2001..Also unlike prior epidemiologic studies of diet and breast cancer, in the proposed investigation the primary end points are various indices of cell proliferation. ..
- RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF BREAST SELF EXAMINATION IN SHANGHAIDavid Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2001..No further intervention activities are proposed. After 10 years of follow-up, over 2.6 million woman-years will have accrued, and this trial will have 80% power to detect a reduction in breast cancer mortality of 30%. ..
- DOMESTIC ABUSE IN PREGNANCY AND ADVERSE BIRTH OUTCOMESAudrey Saftlas; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Intergenerational Influences on Adolescent TransitionsMichelle Hindin; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- Development of the Partner Violence Perpetration Among *Jay Silverman; Fiscal Year: 2006..This comparison will be vital to determining whether the risk and protective factors identified are relevant to present interventions for men who batter their female partners. ..
- NC-AINSCO (American Indian Network Study of Clinical Ou*Bonnie Yankaskas; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- CCBAR Workshop 2006-2007STACY LINDAU; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- PDE3 Inhibitors: Selective Blockers of Oocyte MaturationJeffrey Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2007..This approach is expected to provide a foundation for future Phase 1 trials of PDE3 inhibitors in humans. ..
- Intermediate Outcomes of Hysterectomy and AlternativesMiriam Kuppermann; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Immunogenetics of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma SurvivalJames Cerhan; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- ESTIMATING EFFICACY OF A MEDICAL INTERVENTIONJames Trussell; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- 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. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- 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. ..
- Prenatal NSAID Use and MiscarriageDe Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..