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Amniotomy and Oral Prostaglandin E2 Titration for Induction of Labour

Br Med J 1972; 2 doi: (Published 22 April 1972) Cite this as: Br Med J 1972;2:191
  1. Ian Craft


    The efficacy of oral prostaglandin E2 used on a titration basis in association with amniotomy for the induction of labour was investigated in a series of 50 patients. Induction was successful in 29 out of 32 primigravid and 17 out of 18 multigravid patients. The mean induction-delivery intervals in successful cases were 10½ and 6 hours respectively. There were no significant effects on the fetuses.