Obstetrics & gynaecology

Prophylactic tranexamic acid doesn't cut postpartum bleeding

(HealthDay)—Prophylactic administration of tranexamic acid does not reduce postpartum hemorrhage among women with vaginal delivery receiving prophylactic oxytocin, according to a study published in the Aug. 23 issue of ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Delayed pushing linked to longer second stage of labor

(HealthDay)—For nulliparous women, delayed pushing is associated with longer second stage duration and increased odds of cesarean delivery and postpartum hemorrhage, according to a study published in the November issue ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Misoprostol doesn't cut risk of postpartum hemorrhage

(HealthDay)—For women in the third stage of labor, misoprostol administered with routine oxytocin does not reduce the rate of postpartum hemorrhage, according to a study published online Sept. 5 in Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Definition of prolonged third-stage labor may be outdated

(HealthDay)—Postpartum hemorrhage risk is significantly elevated with a third-stage labor duration of 20 minutes or more, according to research published in the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Case report of uterine artery pseudoaneurysm after C-section

(HealthDay)—Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm has been described after cesarean delivery and can result in life-threatening hemorrhage if untreated, according to a case report published in the September issue of Obstetrics ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Preventing postpartum hemorrhage

Sublingual misoprostol is inferior to intramuscular oxytocin for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) in women undergoing uncomplicated birth at a regional hospital in Uganda, according to trial results published ...

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