Self-administration at home of prostaglandin for termination of early pregnancy
The possibility of using Prostaglandins for termination of early pregnancy was evaluated in 1971 (Karim, 1971). One of the objectives has been to develop a non-surgical, out-patient, possibly self-administered method as an alternative to vacuum aspiration in very early pregnancy (up to 49 days of amenorrhea).
KeywordsEarly Pregnancy Gynecological Examination Fertility Regulation Uterine Contractility Vaginal Suppository
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