Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 26th, 2005
Study 1: Manual removal of the placenta after a cesarean delivery results in more blood loss than does spontaneous placental delivery, and is associated with higher risk of postcesarean endometritis, obstetricians report.
A. Baksu and colleagues, Sisli Etfal Training & Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey, wrote, "Our purpose was to determine whether blood loss during cesarean section and postoperative endometritis rate were associated with the method of placental removal and site of uterine repair."
They conducted a prospective randomized study in which 840...
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