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uterine curettage to prevent haemorrhage

Katarzyna Litwicka, Ermanno Greco
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The current review aims to provide an overview of the already available and emerging treatment modalities for caesarean scar pregnancy (CSP). RECENT FINDINGS: CSP is a type of ectopic gestation associated with a high risk of serious complications. The cause of this condition and the best management are still unclear. However, some medical and surgical treatment modalities have been suggested. The main objectives in the clinical management of CSP should be the prevention of massive blood loss and the conservation of the uterus to maintain further fertility, women's health and quality of life...
December 2013: Current Opinion in Obstetrics & Gynecology
A S Dongol, A Shrestha, C D Chawla
BACKGROUND: Post partum haemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal death worldwide. PPH occurs in up to 18% of total births. Among different factors, PPH due to uterine atony is the primary and direct cause of maternal mortality comprising about 90%. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the present study was to assess the prevalence, morbidity and management pattern of PPH in Dhulikhel Hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Hospital based retrospective study was carried out at Kathmandu University School of Medical Science, Dhulikhel Hospital from the period of January 2007 till October 2009...
April 2010: Kathmandu University Medical Journal (KUMJ)
A Hackethal, G Tcharchian, J Ionesi-Pasacica, K Muenstedt, H R Tinneberg, F Oehmke
Uterine atony accounts for the majority of primary postpartum hemorrhage. Timely recognition and intervention are fundamental in preventing serious maternal morbidity and mortality. Combinations of conservative manual and medical therapies are adequate and successful treatment options in most cases. However, when the hemorrhagic process continues and when either clotting abnormalities or hemodynamic instability develop, the next step must be an invasive intervention. Depending on the mode of delivery a vaginal approach (i...
June 2009: Minerva Ginecologica
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