Oral or Vaginal Misoprostol for Labor Induction and Cesarean Delivery Risk.

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Summary of "Oral or Vaginal Misoprostol for Labor Induction and Cesarean Delivery Risk."

To evaluate whether cervical ripening with oral misoprostol increases cesarean delivery risk and prolongs time to vaginal delivery compared with vaginal misoprostol in a predominantly overweight population.


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Name: Obstetrics and gynecology
ISSN: 1873-233X


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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Delivery of an infant through the vagina in a female who has had a prior cesarean section.

Allowing a woman to be in LABOR, OBSTETRIC long enough to determine if vaginal birth may be anticipated.

An incision of the posterior vaginal wall and a portion of the pudenda which enlarges the vaginal introitus to facilitate delivery and prevent lacerations.

Artificially induced UTERINE CONTRACTION. Generally, LABOR, OBSTETRIC is induced with the intent to cause delivery of the fetus and termination of pregnancy.

Extraction of the fetus by abdominal hysterotomy anytime following a previous cesarean.

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