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Specializing in Late Abortion for Fetal Disorders

4/20/2008 Updated Last

The following publications by Dr. Hern address clinical aspects of late abortion (late-term abortion).

Outpatient second-trimester D & E abortion through 24 menstrual weeks' gestation. Advances in Planned Parenthood 16:7-13, 1981. [PDF]

Serial multiple laminaria and adjunctive urea in late outpatient dilatation and evacuation abortion.  Obstetrics & Gynecology 63:543-549, 1984 PDF

Outpatient abortion for fetal anomaly and fetal death from 15-34 menstrual weeks' gestation: Techniques and clinical management.  Obstetrics and Gynecology 81:301-306, 1993. [PDF]

Dilapan vs. laminaria in second trimester abortion: Randomized controlled cohort of 1001 patients.  American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 171(5):1324-1328, 1994.

Laminaria, induced fetal demise and misoprostol in late abortion.  Int J Gynecol Obstet 75:279-286, 2001. [PDF]

Second-Trimester Surgical Abortion.  In Gynecology and Obstetrics, John. J. Sciarra, M.D., Ph.D. (Ed.)  Revised Edition - 2002, Chapter 125. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 2002.  PDF

Misoprostol as an adjunctive medication in late surgical abortion.  International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics 88:327-328, 2005 [PDF] [mht]