Nasiya Mohamad AC*
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, India
*Corresponding Author: Nasiya Mohamad AC, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital, Chennai, India.
Received: march 27, 2018; Published: June 05, 2018
Citation: Nasiya Mohamad AC. “Induction of Abortion with Mifepristone and Oral or Vaginal Misoprostol during First Trimester of Pregnancy”. Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 2.5 (2018).
Abortion is the termination of pregnancy before the period of viability. The cut off as defined by WHO is gestational age before 20 weeks and foetal weight < 500g. The word Abortion derived from Latin word Aboriri -means to miscarry. From historical times,
• To compare the efficacy of oral with vaginal Misoprostol following 200mg of oral Mifepristone in first trimester MTP upto 9 weeks.
• To compare the various parameters associated with both methods and to assess the most suitable safe method.
• The present study was carried out at Sree Balaji Medical College, Chrompet during academic year 2016 - 2017.
• In India where the Government has taken all steps to curtail the rate of illegal abortions, it still remains high and we as health professionals need to come up with effective methods for abortion, which is safe and simple. Though many methods are explained, there is no such method which is cent percent safe.
Keywords: Abortion; Mifepristone; Vaginal Misoprostol; Pregnancy
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