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To document the prevalence of self-reported postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) in Ga East, Accra, Ghana, and examine the demographic, biological, and social risk factors for PPH.
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Postpartum hemorrhage is still the most significant cause of maternal mortality and morbidity worldwide. Our aim was to evaluate the effect of timing of oxytocin administration on postpartum hemorrhag...
Profuse postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) and red blood cell (RBC) transfusion have been suggested to be associated with venous thromboembolic events (VTE). However, it is not fully clear if they are indepe...
It is unclear whether obesity is a risk factor for postpartum hemorrhage. The authors hypothesized that obese women are at greater risk of hemorrhage than women with a normal body mass index.
Women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) are likely to develop postpartum diabetes mellitus (DM). We examined women in the early stages of pregnancy who were at high risk of postpar...
Postpartum hemorrhage remains a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality.
Objective is to analyze a possible association of coagulation factors peripartal with the occurrence of postpartum hemorrhage.
postpartum hemorrhage (PPT) represents one of the major causes of maternal mortality . Tranexamic acid is used in many studies in management of PPH in combination with ecobolics. this stud...
The aim of the study is to evaluate the uterine artery doppler just before labour in term low risk pregnancies. And to investigate with this measurement if investigators could foreseen the...
We will compare between Carbitocin and Misoprostol in prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in high risk patients after C.S.
The impacts of using Amr's manoeuvre (cervical traction) on atonic postpartum hemorrhage is a randomized controlled, multi-centre study that aims to compare the incidence of post partum he...
Excess blood loss from uterine bleeding associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR or CHILDBIRTH. It is defined as blood loss greater than 500 ml or of the amount that adversely affects the maternal physiology, such as BLOOD PRESSURE and HEMATOCRIT. Postpartum hemorrhage is divided into two categories, immediate (within first 24 hours after birth) or delayed (after 24 hours postpartum).
A republic in western Africa, lying between GHANA on its west and BENIN on its east. Its capital is Lome.
Drugs that stimulate contraction of the myometrium. They are used to induce LABOR, OBSTETRIC at term, to prevent or control postpartum or postabortion hemorrhage, and to assess fetal status in high risk pregnancies. They may also be used alone or with other drugs to induce abortions (ABORTIFACIENTS). Oxytocics used clinically include the neurohypophyseal hormone OXYTOCIN and certain prostaglandins and ergot alkaloids. (From AMA Drug Evaluations, 1994, p1157)
The relating of causes to the effects they produce. Causes are termed necessary when they must always precede an effect and sufficient when they initiate or produce an effect. Any of several factors may be associated with the potential disease causation or outcome, including predisposing factors, enabling factors, precipitating factors, reinforcing factors, and risk factors.
Pathological processes or diseases where cerebral MICROVESSELS show abnormalities. They are often associated with aging, hypertension and risk factors for lacunar infarcts (see LACUNAR INFARCTION); LEUKOARAIOSIS; and CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE.
Biological therapy involves the use of living organisms, substances derived from living organisms, or laboratory-produced versions of such substances to treat disease. Some biological therapies for cancer use vaccines or bacteria to stimulate the body&rs...