Introduction of HJOG in Scopus

Loutradis Dimitris

In the editorial of the present issue of the Hellenic Journal I have the pleasure to announce that our title has been accepted in Scopus …

First trimester medical abortion: The several merits of combination mifepristone – misoprostol

Vrachnis Nikolaos, Zygouris Dimitrios, Lolos Markos, Dimitrakaki Alexandra, Salakos Nikolaos

Abortion is a very common procedure among women of reproductive age. Medical abortion is an alternative to surgical evacuation, especially in the early first trimester. Following the introduction of mifepristone, the number of medical abortions has rapidly increased. Mifepristone is used at doses of either 600mg or 200mg in combination with misoprostol and is regarded as a safe…

Use of NSAIDs in pregnancy

Felesakis I, Kortesidis Ε, Τosounidou Z, Τsouknidas S, Soilemetzidis G, Karamanidou P

Use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) during pregnancy is common. They are separated in two categories, selective and conventional anti-inflammatory drugs. Aspirin is the most frequently used NSAID, followed by indomethacin. Their use in the first trimester of pregnancy has not been associated with an increase of miscarriage risk. However, when they are prescribed …