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    • Induction of Labor using Misoprostol in a Tertiary Hospital in the Southeast of Brazil 

      Godoy Silva, Tacito Augusto; Borges Junior, Luciano Eliziario; Tahan, Luisa Almeida; Arantes Costa, Taynna Ferreira; Magalhaes, Fernanda Oliveira; Peixoto, Alberto Borges; Martins, Wellington de Paula; Araujo Junior, Edward [UNIFESP] (Federacao Brasileira Soc Ginecologia & Obstetricia-Febrasgo, 2017)
      Purpose To assess cases of labor induction with vaginal 25-mu g tablets of misoprostol and maternal outcomes in a tertiary hospital in southeastern Brazil. Methods This was a retrospective cohort study of 412 pregnant women ...

    • Quality of oxytocin available in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review of the literature 

      Torloni, Maria Regina [UNIFESP]; Freitas, Carolina Gomes [UNIFESP]; Kartoglu, U. H.; Gulmezoglu, A. Metin; Widmer, M. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016)
      BackgroundOxytocin is the drug of choice for preventing and treating postpartum haemorrhage, an important cause of maternal death. Oxytocin is widely available in low and middle-income countries (LMIC) but there are concerns ...

    • Sensitivity of the Bothrops jararaca snake uterus to oxytocin and acetylcholine 

      Abdalla, FMF; Hayashi, H.; Picarelli, Z. P.; Porto, C. S.; Abreu, L. C. (Elsevier B.V., 1996-03-01)
      The influence of hormones on the uterine smooth muscle sensitivity has been demonstrated in mammals; however in nonmammalian species much remains to be clarified. This study investigated the sensitivity of the snake (Bothrops ...