Published in Aging and Elder Health Week, January 23rd, 2005
"Nitric oxide (NO) affects cervical ripening. We studied cervical NO release in women with nonviable pregnancy before signs of abortion," reported M. Vaisanen-Tommiska and colleagues.
"Women with missed abortion (n=56), blighted ovum (n=36), or tubal pregnancy (n=7) were selected by means of vaginal ultrasonographic examination from a population seeking early pregnancy termination; 140 women with amenorrhea-matched normal gestation were studied as controls," the researchers said.
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