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

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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