Emergency hysterectomy in modern obstetric practice. Changing clinical perspective in time.

@article{Zorlu1998EmergencyHI,
  title={Emergency hysterectomy in modern obstetric practice. Changing clinical perspective in time.},
  author={Cahit Gurkan Zorlu and C Cengiz Turan and Ahmet Zeki Işik and Nuri Danişman and Tamer Mungan and Oya G{\"o}kmen},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1998},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={186-90}
}
OBJECTIVE Emergency hysterectomy in obstetric practice is generally performed in the setting of life-threatening hemorrhage. A retrospective review based on hospital data of 67 patients undergoing emergency peripartum hysterectomy over 10 years was undertaken. METHODS Comparison of two different time periods regarding the incidence and the indications of obstetric hysterectomies was made. RESULTS The number of patients with hysterectomy in the first 5 years of the study period (1985-1989… CONTINUE READING

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