Medical Abortion in Early Pregnancy

Mitchell D Creinin, Kristina Gemzell Danielsson

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25 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationManagement of Unintended and Abnormal Pregnancy: Comprehensive Abortion Care
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9781405176965
StatePublished - May 22 2009
Externally publishedYes


  • Endometritis - rare complication of medical abortion
  • Gemeprost - expensive requiring refrigeration
  • High-dose methotrexate - affecting lining of gastrointestinal tract
  • Medical abortion in early pregnancy
  • Medical abortion, medications up to 63 days' gestation
  • Mifepristone - altering endometrium by affecting capillary endothelial cells of decidua
  • Misoprostol - drug in obstetrics and gynecology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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