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Effectiveness of prostaglandin E2 intracervical gel (Prepidil), with immediate oxytocin, versus vaginal insert (Cervidil) for induction of labor.

Authors
  • Stewart, J D
  • Rayburn, W F
  • Farmer, K C
  • Liles, E M
  • Schipul, A H Jr
  • Stanley, J R
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1998
Volume
179
Issue
5
Pages
1175–1180
Identifiers
PMID: 9822496
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Compared with Cervidil, the Prepidil-immediate oxytocin regimen resulted in a shorter induction-to-vaginal delivery interval and in more hospital cost savings without increasing adverse outcomes.

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