Population-based risk for peripartum hysterectomy during low- and moderate-risk delivery hospitalizations.

BACKGROUND Postpartum hysterectomy is an obstetric procedure that carries significant maternal risk that is not well characterized by hospital volume. OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to determine risk for peripartum hysterectomy for women at low and moderate risk for the procedure. STUDY DESIGN This population-based study used data from the… CONTINUE READING