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Mechanical methods for induction of labour

Jozwiak, Marta
Bloemenkamp, Kitty W M
Kelly, Anthony J
Mol, Ben Willem J
Published in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2012, vol. 3, p. CD001233
Abstract Mechanical methods were the first methods developed to ripen the cervix and induce labour. During recent decades they have been substituted by pharmacological methods. Potential advantages of mechanical methods, compared with pharmacological methods, may include simplicity of preservation, lower cost and reduction of the side effects.
Keywords Catheterization/methodsCervical RipeningCervix UteriDinoprostoneFemaleHumansLabor, Induced/methodsLaminariaMisoprostolOxytocicsOxytocinPessariesPolymersPregnancyRandomized Controlled Trials as Topic
PMID: 22419277
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Research group Groupe Irion Olivier/Boulvain Michel (gynécologie et obstétrique) (272)
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JOZWIAK, Marta et al. Mechanical methods for induction of labour. In: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2012, vol. 3, p. CD001233. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:31794

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