R H Stigter

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OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of red blood cell (RBC) transfusion on quality of life in acutely anaemic women after postpartum haemorrhage. DESIGN Randomised non-inferiority trial. SETTING Thirty-seven Dutch university and general hospitals. POPULATION Women with acute anaemia (haemoglobin 4.8-7.9 g/dl [3.0-4.9 mmol/l] 12-24 hours postpartum) without(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the economic consequences of labour induction compared with expectant monitoring in women with gestational hypertension or pre-eclampsia at term. DESIGN An economic analysis alongside the Hypertension and Pre-eclampsia Intervention Trial At Term (HYPITAT). SETTING Obstetric departments of six university and 32 teaching and district(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine whether cervical favourability (measured by cervical length and the Bishop score) should inform obstetricians' decision regarding labour induction for women with gestational hypertension or mild pre-eclampsia at term. DESIGN A post hoc analysis of the Hypertension and Pre-eclampsia Intervention Trial At Term (HYPITAT). SETTING(More)
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