Carbetocin versus oxytocin after caesarean section: similar efficacy but reduced pain perception in women with high risk of postpartum haemorrhage.

@article{Bonis2012CarbetocinVO,
  title={Carbetocin versus oxytocin after caesarean section: similar efficacy but reduced pain perception in women with high risk of postpartum haemorrhage.},
  author={Maria De Bonis and Michela Torricelli and Licia Leoni and Paolo Berti and Valentina Ciani and Rosa Puzzutiello and F. M. Severi and Felice Petraglia},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={732-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness of carbetocin with oxytocin with respect to maintain adequate uterine tone and to reduce the incidence and severity of postpartum haemorrhage. Moreover safety, adverse effects and the need of additional medications were evaluated. METHODS Prospective controlled clinical trial. We compared the effect of a single dose… CONTINUE READING