Chapter 14. Menstrual Induction: Surgery Versus Prostaglandins

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Maeve O'Connor
  1. David T. Baird and
  2. Iain T. Cameron

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720967.ch14

Ciba Foundation Symposium 115 - Abortion: Medical Progress and Social Implications

Ciba Foundation Symposium 115 - Abortion: Medical Progress and Social Implications

How to Cite

Baird, D. T. and Cameron, I. T. (1985) Menstrual Induction: Surgery Versus Prostaglandins, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 115 - Abortion: Medical Progress and Social Implications (eds R. Porter and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720967.ch14

Author Information

  1. Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Centre for Reproductive Biology, University of Edinburgh, 37Chalniers Sfreef. Edinburgh. EH3 YEW, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272798157

Online ISBN: 9780470720967

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Keywords:

  • therapeutic abortions;
  • uterine endometrium 7-10 days;
  • human chorionic gonadotropin;
  • gonadotropin-releasing hormone (gnrh) pge analogues

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Physiology of Earlyc Pregnancy

  • Prostaglandins

  • Vacuum Aspiration

  • Conclusions

  • References

  • Discussion