Response of Pregnant Human Uterus to Prostaglandin-F2α-induction of LabourBr Med J 1968; 4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.4.5631.621 (Published 07 December 1968) Cite this as: Br Med J 1968;4:621
- S. M. M. Karim,
- R. R. Trussell,
- R. C. Patel,
- K. Hillier
Labour was successfully induced in 10 women at or near term with prostaglandin F2α infusion. In no case was there an increase in the resting tone of the myometrium, and complete relaxation between contractions was recorded.
↵* Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics and Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical, School, Makerere University College, University of East Africa, P.O. Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda.