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

Br 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
  1. S. M. M. Karim,
  2. R. R. Trussell,
  3. R. C. Patel,
  4. K. Hillier

    Abstract

    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.

    Footnotes

    • * Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics and Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical, School, Makerere University College, University of East Africa, P.O. Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda.