Induction of Labor by Intracervical Prostaglandin Gel and Oxytocin Infusion in Primigravid Women with Unfavorable Cervix

The rate of Cesarean Section for failed induction of labor and maternal and fetal compilations are high when labor is induced in a nulliparas women with an unripe cervix by amniotomy and oxytocin infusion. Prostaglandins (PG) in different forms have been used for ripening the cervix with an aim of reducing these problems. A prospective randomized trial was performed on one !1Undred primigravid women between 37 and 42 weeks of gestation with singleton pregnancy, cephalic presentation and unfavorable cervix (Modified Bishop Score S 5) in the department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology ofInstitute of Postgraduate Medicine & Research from 1st May 1996…

 

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