Does manual removal of the placenta affect operative blood loss during cesarean section?

@article{Gol2004DoesMR,
  title={Does manual removal of the placenta affect operative blood loss during cesarean section?},
  author={Mert Gol and Ali Baloğlu and Çetin Aydin and Leylant Ova and Umur Yensel and Levent Karci},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={112 1},
  pages={57-60}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether manual removal of the placenta is associated with significantly more blood loss compared to spontaneous separation of the placenta during cesarean section. STUDY DESIGN This was a randomised study of 200 women with normal pregnancies undergoing cesarean section. Patients were randomly assigned to the study group, manual removal (n=100) or the control group, spontaneous separation (n=100). Operative blood loss was measured using a volume and gravimetric method… CONTINUE READING