Intravenous iron vs blood for acute post-partum anaemia (IIBAPPA): a prospective randomised trial

  title={Intravenous iron vs blood for acute post-partum anaemia (IIBAPPA): a prospective randomised trial},
  author={Seng Chai Chua and Sarika Gupta and Jennifer L Curnow and Beata Gidaszewski and Marjan Khajehei and Hayley Diplock},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
BACKGROUND Acute post-partum anaemia can be associated with significant morbidity including a predisposition for postnatal depression. Lack of clear practice guidelines means a number of women are treated with multiple blood transfusions. Intravenous iron has the potential to limit the need for multiple blood transfusions but its role in the post-partum setting is unclear. METHODS/DESIGN IIBAPPA is a multi-centre randomised non-inferiority trial. Women with a primary post-partum haemorrhage… CONTINUE READING
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