Uterine perforation following manual removal of the placenta.

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We present here a case of uterine perforation following manual removal of the placenta during the third stage of normal labor. Total abdominal hysterectomy was performed, and the 4x3-cm perforation of the uterus and placenta accreta were confirmed. In this case, the round ligament covering the hematoma prevented bleeding into the peritoneal cavity and… (More)

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@article{Okudaira2003UterinePF, title={Uterine perforation following manual removal of the placenta.}, author={Sayaka Okudaira and Toyohiko Kuwashima and Nobuya Mine and Tsutomu Takeuchi and Shunji Suzuki}, journal={Journal of Nippon Medical School = Nippon Ika Daigaku zasshi}, year={2003}, volume={70 5}, pages={449-51} }