References: Dilapan-S® in Obstetrics

  1. A. Saad et al. 2019. A randomized controlled trial of Dilapan-S vs Foley balloon for preinduction cervical ripening (DILAFOL trial). American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology​ – Read the study here
  2. Gupta, J. et al. (2018). Synthetic osmotic dilators in the induction of labour—An international multicentre observational study. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 229, pp.70-75.​ – Read the study here
  3. R. Shindo et al. (2017). Hygroscopic dilator vs balloon catheter ripening of the cervix for induction of labour in nulliparous women at term: Retrospective study. ​- Read the study here
  4. Maier, J. et al. (2015). Cervical ripening with an osmotic dilator (Dilapan-S) in term pregnancies – An observational study. Journal of Gynecology & Neonatal Biology, 1(3), pp.1-6.​ – Read the study here
  5. Reinhard, J. et al. (2016). Pilot study Mechanical versus pharmacological term induction: a cohort group analysis of maternal and neonatal outcome – hygroscopic cervical dilator versus prostaglandin E2. Clinical Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, 2(4).​ – Read the study here
  6.  Hruban, L. et al. Poster presented at 13rd World Congress in Fetal Medicine, June 29 th – July 3rd, 2014, Nice, France – See the poster here
  7. Gupta JK, Maher A, Stubbs C, et al. A randomized trial of synthetic osmotic cervical dilator for induction of labor vs dinoprostone vaginal insert. Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM. 2022;4:100628. – Read the study here
  8. Gavara R, Saad AF, Wapner RJ, et al. Cervical Ripening Efficacy of Synthetic Osmotic Cervical Dilator Compared With Oral Misoprostol at Term: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2022;139(6):1083-1091. doi:10.1097/aog.0000000000004799. – Read the study here
  9. Walker KF et al. Synthetic osmotic dilators (DILAPAN-S) or dinoprostone vaginal insert (Propess) for inpatient induction of labour: A
    UK cost-consequence model. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2022 Nov;278:72-76. – Read the study here
  10. Otigbah C. “Managing increasing demand for induction of labour”. Presentation.
  11. Saad AF, Gavara R, Saade G, et al. Outpatient Compared With Inpatient Preinduction Cervical Ripening Using a Synthetic Osmotic Dilator Obstetrics & Gynecology: October 2022;Volume 140 – Issue 4 – p 584-590. – Read the study here

References: Dilapan-S® in Gynaecology

  1. Fox, M. and Krajewski, C., 2013. Cervical Preparation For Second-Trimester Surgical Abortion Prior To 20 Weeks’ Gestation: SFP Guideline #2013-4. PubMed – Read here
  2. Bartz, D. and Maurer, R., 2013. Buccal Misoprostol Compared With Synthetic Osmotic Cervical Dilator Before Surgical Abortion: A Randomized Controlled Trial. PubMed. – Read here
  3. Vincienne, M. and Cordier, A., 2018. Comparison Of The Induction-To-Delivery Interval In Terminations Of Pregnancy With Or Without Dilapan-S®. Karger. – Read here
  4. Serhal, P. and Ranieri, D., 2003. Cervical Dilatation With Hygroscopic Rods Prior To Ovarian Stimulation Facilitates Embryo Transfer. Oxford Academic. – Read here
  5. J, G. and Chodankar, R., 2018. Synthetic Osmotic Dilators For Cervical Preparation Prior To Abortion-An International Multicentre Observational Study. PubMed. –  Read here

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