Boonsri Chanrachakul

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OBJECTIVE To review the cases of cesarean and postpartum hysterectomy. METHOD A retrospective study of all cases of cesarean and postpartum hysterectomy during 1985-1994. Maternal characteristics, method of delivery, indications for hysterectomy and complications were reviewed. RESULTS The rate of cesarean and postpartum hysterectomy was 1:1667(More)
Management of thirteen cases of malignant ovarian germ cell tumours was reported. Of these, 5 (38%) were immature teratoma, 3 (23%) were endodermal sinus tumour, 1 (8%) was dysgerminoma and 4 (31%) were mixed germ cell tumour. Eight (61%) had stage I, 1 (8%) had stage II and 4 (31%) had stage III diseases. Six had unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, 6 had(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the cesarean rate between expectant management and immediate induction in the otherwise uncomplicated postterm pregnancy with favorable cervix. STUDY DESIGN A total of 249 women with uncomplicated pregnancies at 41 weeks plus 3 days (290 days) with favorable cervix (Bishop score > or =6) were randomized to either expectant management(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the intensity of postcesarean pain between closure and nonclosure of peritoneum in the women with a midline incision and one previous cesarean section. STUDY DESIGN The setting was an obstetrics unit of a university teaching hospital. A double-blind randomized trial was performed on 60 pregnant women with a midline incision and one(More)
OBJECTIVE To undertake a survey of cesarean section in the general, private and university hospitals in Thailand. METHODS Postal questionnaires were sent to all the general, private and university hospitals with 200 beds or more. The questionnaires were prepared to find out the percentage, the indications and the trend of cesarean delivery, the measures(More)
This cross-sectional study was to assess the nutrients in terms of protein, fat, minerals, and hormones in heat-dried human placenta. Thirty heat-dried human placentas, 15 from male and 15 from female, were analyzed for protein (amino acids), fiber, fat, moisture, minerals (sodium, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, copper, manganese),(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect of natural progesterone on the relaxant effect of ritodrine on pregnant human oxytocin-induced myometrial contractility. STUDY DESIGN Isometric tension recordings were performed under physiologic conditions on isolated myometrial strips taken from low-risk term pregnant women undergoing elective cesarean section.(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the adverse effects of isosorbide mononitrate (IMN) compared with misoprostol for cervical ripening at term. METHODS One hundred and seven women with term pregnancies referred for induction of labor with Bishop scores of 6 or less were randomly allocated to receive either a 40-mg IMN tablet vaginally (n = 55) or 50 microg misoprostol(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficiency of lidocaine with that of plain saline for paracervical pain relief during fractional curettage. METHODS This double-blind, randomized, controlled trial included 140 women who underwent fractional curettage. Seventy women were allocated to the lidocaine group and 70 to the plain saline group. The main outcome measure(More)