Although these studies do not support the conclusion reached by a 2013 meta-analysis of 9 studies that specifically looked at ART and 16 other studies that looked at other types of medically assisted reproduction (such medically assisted reproduction as reproduction achieved through ovulation induction; controlled ovarian stimulation; ovulation triggering; intrauterine, intracervical
, or intravaginal insemination) which reported a significant increased risk of overall cancers (relative risk, 1.33), including leukemia, CNS cancer, and neuroblastoma, (3) they do agree more closely with two prospective studies conducted in the United Kingdom and Nordic countries.
For this reason, the hospital also gave her intracervical
catheter, but no labor pain initiated.
Serum amyloid A (SAA) has been reported to have a rapid and dramatic elevation, as early as 2 days post intracervical
The current study was done with the objective of comparing the efficacy, acceptability and safety of low-dose oral misoprostol tablet (25 ugm PGE1) and intracervical
dinoprostone (PGE2) for labour induction and cervical ripening in women at term.
To obtain cervical dilation, several alternatives, including mechanical dilators, intracervical
osmotic dilators, mifepristone, and misoprostol can be used (7-9).
Other intraoperative options to address bleeding are the use of intracervical
vasopressin or intravenous oxytocin (although the latter depends on the gestational age, the presence of oxytocin receptors, and the timing of the pregnancies) in patients thought to be at increased risk of bleeding during the induced abortions.
Ogunlola, "Randomized trial of intravaginal misoprostol and intracervical
Foley catheter for cervical ripening and induction of labor," Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol.
(1,13) Termination of pregnancy in the first trimester is still associated with substantial hemorrhage in 20-40 percent of cases; in such instances, bilateral uterine artery embolization (UAE) or intracervical
vasopressin may be utilized for hemostasis.
Pain relief during hysterosalpingography: role of intracervical
The couple first tried to get Nicole pregnant at a clinic through intrauterine insemination, which has a better success rate than intracervical
inseminations (the "turkey baster" method typically done at home with a syringe).
Comparison of Prostaglandin E2 Vaginal Gel versus Intracervical
Foley's Catheter Balloon for Induction of Labour 2013.
Having been known as the "lidocaine queen" in the Department of ObGyn at the Mayo Clinic, I feel strongly that gynecologic office procedures should always involve some form of anesthesia, whether with topical lidocaine, intracervical
lidocaine, or paracervical block.