Therapeutic Termination of Second Trimester Pregnancy with Vaginal Misoprostol
Saipin Pongsatha, M.D.*,
Theera Tongsong, M.D.*,
Orawan Suwannawut, M.D.*
Objective : To evaluate the efficacy of vaginal misoprostol in therapeutic termination of second trimester pregnancy with a live fetus.
Design : Prospective descriptive study.
Setting : Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University.
Subjects : Pregnant women meeting the inclusion criteria including 1) pregnancy with a live fetus, 2) gestational age of 14-28 weeks, 3) having an indication for therapeutic termination, 4) Bishop’s score of