Emergency peripartum hysterectomy.

  title={Emergency peripartum hysterectomy.},
  author={Carolyn M. Zelop and Bernard L. Harlow and Fredric D Frigoletto and L E Safon and Daniel H. Saltzman},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={168 5},
OBJECTIVES By means of hospital-based data over 9 years we sought to evaluate the clinical indications and incidence of emergency peripartum hysterectomy by demographic characteristics and reproductive history. STUDY DESIGN From the obstetric records of all deliveries at Brigham and Women's Hospital between Oct. 1, 1983, and July 31, 1991, we identified all women undergoing emergency peripartum hysterectomy, calculated crude and adjusted incidence rates, conducted statistical tests of linear… CONTINUE READING
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