missed abortion


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missed abortion

[′mist ə′bȯr·shən]
(medicine)
A condition in which a fetus weighing less than 500 grams dies and remains in the uterus for an extended period of time.
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Although NLR is a well-studied hematologic parameter and an independent predictor for ovarian torsion and pre-eclampsia, underlying mechanisms of inflammation in missed abortion might be different (21, 23).
When main findings of current study were considered, overall, the laminaria application before surgical intervention in first-trimester missed abortion cases could provide similar efficacy as intravaginal misoprostol application.
Polyzos et al., "Soluble FMS-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt-1) and serum placental growth factor (PlGF) as biomarkers for ectopic pregnancy and missed abortion," Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, vol.
Thus, women in the missed abortion risk group had the serious immune system disorder before the pregnancy.
Only12% women on metformin therapy ended with missed abortion as compared with 28% missed abortions in the control group which was statistically significant.
WITH a missed abortion the foetus will be taken away surgically.
Among MVA group 47% patients were having missed abortion while in sharp curettage 43% patients were with the diagnosis of missed abortion.
between 12-24 weeks), presenting either with missed abortion or congenital fetal abnormalities incompatible with life.
Medical management of missed abortion and anembryonic pregnancy.
FIGO, the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, also recommends misoprostol for all of its obstetric and gynecologic indications, including prevention and treatment of PPH, treatment of incomplete abortion, treatment of missed abortion, medical abortion, cervical ripening and induction of labor (3).