Obstetrics & gynaecology

Incidence of postpartum hemorrhage lower with tranexamic acid

(HealthDay)—For women undergoing cesarean section, prophylactic use of tranexamic acid results in a lower incidence of postpartum hemorrhage, according to a study published in the April 29 issue of the New England Journal ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Adverse pregnancy outcomes up for women with psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Pregnancies in women with psoriasis have an increased risk for adverse outcomes, including preeclampsia and stillbirth, according to a study published online Nov. 18 in the Journal of Dermatology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Researchers zero in on genetic connection to postpartum hemorrhage

Researchers have identified genetic mutations that appear to protect women from severe bleeding after childbirth, a leading cause of maternal death. A preliminary study of the findings is being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY ...

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 ...

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