Perioperative and transfusion outcomes in women undergoing cesarean hysterectomy for abnormal placentation.

@article{Brookfield2014PerioperativeAT,
  title={Perioperative and transfusion outcomes in women undergoing cesarean hysterectomy for abnormal placentation.},
  author={Kathleen Franciska Brookfield and Lawrence Tim Goodnough and Deirdre J. Lyell and Alexander J. Butwick},
  journal={Transfusion},
  year={2014},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={1530-6}
}
BACKGROUND Women with placenta increta (PI) and placenta percreta (PP) are at high risk of obstetric hemorrhage; however, the severity of hemorrhage and perioperative morbidity may differ according to the degree of placental invasion. We sought to compare blood component usage and perioperative morbidity between women with PI versus PP undergoing cesarean hysterectomy (CH). STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS We identified 77 women who underwent CH for PI or PP from the NICHD MFMU Network Cesarean… CONTINUE READING
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