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Sublingual misoprostol versus standard surgical care for treatment of incomplete abortion in five sub-Saharan African countries

  • Tara Shochet1,
  • Ayisha Diop1Email author,
  • Alioune Gaye2,
  • Madi Nayama3,
  • Aissata Bal Sall4,
  • Fawole Bukola5,
  • Thieba Blandine6,
  • Okunlola Michael Abiola5,
  • Blami Dao7,
  • Ogunbode Olayinka5 and
  • Beverly Winikoff1
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth201212:127

Received: 6 June 2012

Accepted: 10 November 2012

Published: 14 November 2012

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Original Submission
6 Jun 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
9 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Christian Fiala
28 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Omar Shaaban
1 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - BYERA SHWEKERELA
5 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - Ayisha Diop
Resubmission - Version 2
5 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
14 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2393-12-127

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Authors’ Affiliations

Gynuity Health Projects
Centre de Sante le Roi Baudouin, Roi Baudouin Guédiawaye
Issaka Gazoby Maternity Hospital
Cheikh Zayed Hospital
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University College Hospital Ibadan
Centre Hospitalier National Yalgado Ouédraogo
Centre Hospitalier National Souro Sanou