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Postpartum haemorrhage is still the main cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Many treatments are available, but they may threaten fertility potential. As a uterine sparing procedure, we aimed to review uterine compression sutures in order to better understand when they should represent an appropriate option.
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Name: Acta medica portuguesa
A gravida 4 para 1021, 41-year-old woman postcaesarean section at 39 weeks and 1 day with clinically significant haemorrhage required embolisation of unique uterine arterial collaterals. She had per...
Severe postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is a serious clinical problem that is increasing in incidence.
Antidepressant use later in pregnancy has been associated with preeclampsia and postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) in some studies.
Pregnancy can be accompanied by serious health risks to mother and child, such as pre-eclampsia, premature birth and postpartum haemorrhage. Understanding of the normal physiology of uterine function ...
Uterine inversion is a rare postpartum complication. Non-puerperal uterine inversion is extremely rare. It mostly occurs with uterine tumors, especially leiomyoma. In most instances, the inversion may...
Postpartum haemorrhage is the main cause of maternal mortality. The aim of investigators' study was to evaluate the practice of hemostatic surgery (arterial ligation, uterine compression o...
Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) remains the major cause of maternal mortality in France. The most efficient treatment of severe PPH is sulprostone which is associated with cardiac complicat...
Postpartum haemorrhage is a major contributor to maternal mortality in the developing world. The incidence is between 5 and 12% in Jamaica and varies depending on the route of delivery. Mi...
Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the top reason for maternal deaths in China. The four major causes of PPH include uterine atony, genital tract laceration, placenta factors and systemic medi...
The Bakri intrauterine balloon can achieve haemostasis in cases of postpartum haemorrhage, including haemorrhage associated with placenta previa by compressing the lower uterine segment.
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 complication of OBSTETRIC LABOR in which the corpus of the UTERUS is forced completely or partially through the UTERINE CERVIX. This can occur during the late stages of labor and is associated with IMMEDIATE POSTPARTUM HEMORRHAGE.
Review of the medical necessity of hospital or other health facility admissions, upon or within a short time following an admission, and periodic review of services provided during the course of treatment.
Transient autoimmune thyroiditis occurring in the POSTPARTUM PERIOD. It is characterized by the presence of high titers of AUTOANTIBODIES against THYROID PEROXIDASE and THYROGLOBULIN. Clinical signs include the triphasic thyroid hormone pattern: beginning with THYROTOXICOSIS, followed with HYPOTHYROIDISM, then return to euthyroid state by 1 year postpartum.
Formal programs for assessing drug prescription against some standard. Drug utilization review may consider clinical appropriateness, cost effectiveness, and, in some cases, outcomes. Review is usually retrospective, but some analysis may be done before drugs are dispensed (as in computer systems which advise physicians when prescriptions are entered). Drug utilization review is mandated for Medicaid programs beginning in 1993.
Fertility is the ability of a couple to conceive, but can related to specifically the man or woman. Various reasons can cause a couple to be infertile, and due to the strong desire of these patients to have <!--LGfEGNT2Lhm-->children, a range of ...