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Johnson, N.; Fletcher, Horace M.; Reid, Marvin E.
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Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Child Health
Article Title
Effect of Labour Induction with Misoprostol on Pregnancy Outcome in Gravidas with Pre-Eclampsia [Abstract]
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West Indian Medical Journal
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Refereed
Date of Publication
2003
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52 Suppl. 6
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22
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Objective: To determine the impact of misoprostol for induction of labour in patients with pre-eclampsia (PE). Methods: Seven hundred and ninety-three pre-eclampsia women, delivered in the five years following introduction to misoprostol (1993-1998), were compared with 709 pre-eclamptic controls, delivered during the preceeding five years (1986-1991). Outcome variables were the frequency of mild and severe PE, eclampsia and other complications of PE, misoprostol and axytocin inductions, fetal complications. Sub analysis of the misoprostol year swas done to eliminate the confounding influence of time. Data were analyzed using Stata version 7.0.....
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