The effect of dilute vasopressin solution on blood loss during operative hysteroscopy: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Phillips1996TheEO,
  title={The effect of dilute vasopressin solution on blood loss during operative hysteroscopy: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Douglas R. Phillips and H G Nathanson and S J Milim and J S Haselkorn and A Khapra and Patrick L. Ross},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1996},
  volume={88 5},
  pages={761-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of intracervical injection of dilute (0.05 U/mL) vasopressin solution on blood loss during operative hysteroscopy. METHODS In a randomized, double-blind study, dilute vasopressin solution or placebo (normal saline) was injected into the cervical stroma of 106 women before dilation of the cervix in preparation for operative hysteroscopy. Intraoperative bleeding was calculated by dividing the number of red blood cells per milliliter of outflow distention fluid by… CONTINUE READING