Destructive operations in modern obstetrics

@article{Singhal2005DestructiveOI,
  title={Destructive operations in modern obstetrics},
  author={Savita Rani Singhal and Pooja Chaudhry and Krishna Sangwan and Suresh Kumar Singhal},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={273},
  pages={107-109}
}
This is a retrospective study carried out over a period of 7 years at a tertiary care hospital to evaluate the indications, types and complications of destructive operations. During this period, 51 destructive operations were performed on women with obstructed labor and intrauterine fetal death. The most common operation performed was craniotomy (68.62%) followed by decapitation (19.60%), evisceration (7.84%) and cleidotomy (3.92%). The most common indication was cephalopelvic disproportion (31… CONTINUE READING
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