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OBJECTIVE Human pregnancy disorders such as preeclampsia are thought to involve variations in cytokine levels. It has been proposed that, in preeclamptic women, a balance favoring the Th1-type over the Th2-type cytokine profile determines local or systemic immunologic responses to pregnancy and that this may cause defective placental implantation and(More)
BACKGROUND Postpartum bladder rupture is an uncommon surgical emergency and a diagnostic challenge. CASE A primigravida delivered a healthy newborn without complications at 39.4 weeks of gestation. The patient was admitted 80 hours postpartum with abdominal pain, oliguria, hematuria, and pain that worsened during the previous 4 hours. An inserted Foley(More)
BACKGROUND Ketorolac is widely used for postoperative analgesia in patients who undergo cesarean delivery. In countries where the use of opioids is considerably restricted, alternatives to narcotics are required. AIM We hypothesize that the addition of complex B synergize the analgesic effect of ketorolac in postoperative cesarean patients, thus requiring(More)
BACKGROUND Obstetric hemorrhage is the second leading cause of maternal death in Mexico. Intrauterine tamponades are a valuable resource for the limitation of bleeding. OBJECTIVE Analyze the success rate of the Bakri balloon in the control of obstetric hemorrhage and calculate the fill volume with clinical parameters. MATERIAL AND METHODS Descriptive,(More)
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