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Year : 1976  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 23-25  

Extra-amniotic mannitol for pregnancy termination - (preliminary report)

Malini A Deshmukh, Sushila Shah, S Shah, Shobha J Joglekar 
 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay-400012., India

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Malini A Deshmukh
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Bombay-400012.
India

To induce termination of pregnancy, during 11 to 20 , weeks«SQ» period of gestation, extra-amniotic 20% Mannitol solution was used, in 40 patients. The amount of Mannitol varied from 350 ml. to 1290 ml. over a period o f 24 to 48 hours, through a Foley«SQ»s catheter. After the patient started aborting, Pitocin 2 units were given I.M., every half hourly for 4 injections. The success rate was 95%. Mean induction time for abortion was 33.8 hrs. No adverse effects were noted. This is only a preliminary report and further studies in progress will be reported later.


How to cite this article:
Deshmukh MA, Shah S, Shah S, Joglekar SJ. Extra-amniotic mannitol for pregnancy termination - (preliminary report).J Postgrad Med 1976;22:23-25


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Deshmukh MA, Shah S, Shah S, Joglekar SJ. Extra-amniotic mannitol for pregnancy termination - (preliminary report). J Postgrad Med [serial online] 1976 [cited 2020 Feb 20 ];22:23-25
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