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IMOP: randomised placebo controlled trial of outpatient cervical ripening with isosorbide mononitrate (IMN) prior to induction of labour – clinical trial with analyses of efficacy, cost effectiveness and acceptability

  • Shrikant Bollapragada1,
  • Fiona Mackenzie2,
  • John Norrie3,
  • Stavros Petrou4,
  • Margaret Reid5,
  • Ian Greer1,
  • Inass Osman1 and
  • Jane E Norman1Email author
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth20066:25

Received: 20 June 2006

Accepted: 25 July 2006

Published: 25 July 2006

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20 Jun 2006 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Jul 2006 Author responded Author comments - Jane Norman
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Jul 2006 Submitted Manuscript version 2
25 Jul 2006 Editorially accepted
25 Jul 2006 Article published 10.1186/1471-2393-6-25

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Authors’ Affiliations

Division of Developmental Medicine, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
Princess Royal Maternity Hospital, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
Centre for Healthcare Randomised Trials (CHaRT), Health Services Research Unit, Aberdeen University, Applicant and Trial Statistician CHaRT, Aberdeen, UK
National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford, UK
Public Health, University of Glasgow, Public Health and Health Policy, Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK