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Peripartum Hysterectomy

Minimizing blood loss at cesarean-hysterectomy for placenta previa percreta.

Belfort MA, Shamshiraz AA, Fox K

Source‎: Am J Obstet Gynecol 2017;216(1):78.e1-78.e2.

Indexed‎: PubMed 27984036

DOI‎: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.10.030

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27984036

Blood-conservation strategies in a blood-refusal parturient with placenta previa and placenta percreta.

Mauritz AA, Dominguez JE, Guinn NR, Gilner J, Habib AS.

Source‎: A A Case Rep 2015 Nov. [Epub ahead of print]

Indexed‎: PubMed 26556107

DOI‎: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000258

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26556107

Peripartum hysterectomy.

Baskett TF.

Source‎: A Comprehensive Textbook of Postpartum Hemorrhage: An Essential Clinical Reference for Effective Management. 2nd Edition. London (UK); Sapiens Publishing: 2012. p. 462-5.

Indexed‎: ISSN 1756-2228

http://www.glowm.com/pdf/PPH_2nd_edn_Chap-55.pdf

Emergency postpartum hysterectomy for uncontrolled postpartum bleeding: a systematic review.

Rossi AC, Lee RH, Chmait RH.

Source‎: Obstet Gynecol 2010;115(3):637-44.

Indexed‎: PubMed 20177297

DOI‎: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181cfc007

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20177297

Lessons learned from the outcome of bloodless emergency laparotomies on Jehovah's Witness women presenting in the extremis with ruptured uterus.

Chigbu B, Onwere S, Kamanu C, Aluka C, Okoro O, Feyi-Waboso P, Onichakwe C.

Source‎: Arch Gynecol Obstet 2009;279(4):469-72.

Indexed‎: PubMed 18677500

DOI‎: 10.1007/s00404-008-0748-7

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18677500

Planned vs emergent cesarean hysterectomy.

Briery CM, Rose CH, Hudson WT, Lutgendorf MA, Magann EF, Chauhan SP, Morrison JC.

Source‎: Am J Obstet Gynecol 2007;197(2):154.e1-5.

Indexed‎: PubMed 17689631

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17689631

A 27-year review of obstetric hysterectomy.

Roopnarinesingh R, Fay L, McKenna P.

Source‎: J Obstet Gynaecol 2003;23(3):252‑4.

Indexed‎: PubMed 12850853

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12850853


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