Jagdish B Sadashivaiah

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BACKGROUND Placenta praevia and accreta are leading causes of major obstetric haemorrhage and peripartum hysterectomy. Detection is largely based on a high index of clinical suspicion, though the diagnostic accuracy of radiological imaging is improving. Interventional radiological techniques can reduce blood loss and the incidence of hysterectomy. METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND In obstetric practice use of a regional technique with a low failure rate minimises the need to convert to general anaesthesia (GA). Previous studies have suggested that combined spinal-epidural anaesthesia (CSE) has a lower GA conversion rate than spinal or epidural anaesthesia alone. In addition, a double-space CSE may be associated with fewer(More)
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