Published in OBGYN and Reproduction Week, February 7th, 2005
The analysis of six studies, led by Lale Say of the World Health Organization, notes that "failed abortion is an infrequent but important complication" of using medical techniques compared to surgical vacuum aspiration.
The review was published in the January 2005 issue of The Cochrane Library.
Efficacy rates in individual trials range from 76 to 97.2% for medical abortions compared with 94 to 100% for surgical methods. In...
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