TITLE

Caesarean myomectomy in Aba, southeastern Nigeria

AUTHOR(S)
Umezurike, Chisara C.
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Tropical Doctor;Jul2008, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p189
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents case studies of women who went through Caesarean myomectomy in Aba, Southern Nigeria. It states that myomectomy is usually avoided by obstetricians as the vascular uterus might bleed copiously, and the risk of severe hemorrhage associated with the increased vascularity of the pregnant uterus. Moreover, the risk of severe haemorrhage is minimized by using tourniquet and high-dose oxytocin.
ACCESSION #
70244701

 

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