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The aim of this study was to determine whether misoprostol administered 12 hours before office hysteroscopy can relieve pain more effectively compared with misoprostol administered 3 hours before office hysteroscopy.
The interval between misoprostol administration and office hysteroscopy may have an influence on its effectiveness in pain reduction. There are limited data on the optimal interval from administration of misoprostol and office hysteroscopy. In previous studies, time interval from administration of misoprostol and office hysteroscopy ranged between 2 hours and 24 hours.
Till now no studies have yet investigated the optimal timing of misoprostol administration prior to office hysteroscopy or operative hysteroscopy. The aim of this study was to determine whether misoprostol administered 12 hours before office hysteroscopy can relieve pain more effectively compared with misoprostol administered 3 hours before office hysteroscopy
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Long interval misoprostol, Short interval misoprostol
Obstetrics and Gynecology Department,Cairo university
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-03-11T02:08:22-0400
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Relief of PAIN, without loss of CONSCIOUSNESS, through ANALGESIC AGENTS administered by the patients. It has been used successfully to control POSTOPERATIVE PAIN, during OBSTETRIC LABOR, after BURNS, and in TERMINAL CARE. The choice of agent, dose, and lockout interval greatly influence effectiveness. The potential for overdose can be minimized by combining small bolus doses with a mandatory interval between successive doses (lockout interval).
A form of ventricular pre-excitation characterized by a short PR interval and a long QRS interval with a delta wave. In this syndrome, atrial impulse conducts to the HEART VENTRICLES via an accessory pathway located between the wall of the right or left atria and the ventricles, known as the bundle of Kent. The inherited form can be caused by mutation of PRKAG2 gene encoding a gamma-2 regulatory subunit of AMP-activated protein kinase.
A form of ventricular pre-excitation characterized by a normal PR interval and a long QRS interval with an initial slow deflection (delta wave). In this syndrome, the atrial impulse travel to the ventricle via the Mahaim fibers which connect ATRIOVENTRICULAR NODE directly to the right ventricle wall (nodoventricular pathway) or to the RIGHT BUNDLE BRANCH OF HIS (nodofascicular pathway).
The proportion of survivors in a group, e.g., of patients, studied and followed over a period, or the proportion of persons in a specified group alive at the beginning of a time interval who survive to the end of the interval. It is often studied using life table methods.
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