Umbilical vein injection for management of retained placenta.

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BACKGROUND If a retained placenta is left untreated, there is a high risk of maternal death. However, manual removal of the placenta is an invasive procedure with its own serious complications of haemorrhage, infection or genital tract trauma. OBJECTIVES The objective of this review was to assess the use of umbilical vein injection of saline solution… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001337.pub2

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@article{Carroli2000UmbilicalVI, title={Umbilical vein injection for management of retained placenta.}, author={Guillermo Carroli and Eduardo F. Bergel}, journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews}, year={2000}, volume={4}, pages={CD001337} }