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Response of Pregnant Human Uterus to Prostaglandin-F2α-induction of Labour

Br Med J 1968; 4 doi: (Published 07 December 1968) Cite this as: Br Med J 1968;4:621
  1. S. M. M. Karim,
  2. R. R. Trussell,
  3. R. C. Patel,
  4. K. Hillier


    Labour was successfully induced in 10 women at or near term with prostaglandin F 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.