Indications for and outcomes of emergency peripartum hysterectomy. A five-year review.

@article{Bakshi2000IndicationsFA,
  title={Indications for and outcomes of emergency peripartum hysterectomy. A five-year review.},
  author={Shabnam Bakshi and Bruce A. Meyer},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={45 9},
  pages={733-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To review risk factors, management and outcomes of emergency peripartum hysterectomy performed in the last five years at Stony Brook University Hospital. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective descriptive and cohort analyses from January 1990 to January 1995. Incidences of emergency peripartum hysterectomy and placenta accreta were determined. Relative risks of hysterectomy for specified risk factors were calculated. RESULTS There were 39 cases of emergency peripartum hysterectomy, for an… CONTINUE READING

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