EMERGENCY OBSTETRIC HYSTERECTOMY: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY FROM A TEACHING HOSPITAL OVER THREE YEARS
Keywords:Emergency obstetric hysterectomy, Cesarean section, Normal vaginal delivery
Objectives: Objective of the present study to evaluate the incidence, indications, and complications associated with emergency obstetric hysterectomy.
Methods: This is a retrospective observational study was conducted in Smt. Hira Kunwar Ba Mahila Hospital, Jhalawar attached to Jhalawar medical college between January 2018 and April 2021, and who had and Emergency obstetric hysterectomy during the same admission, were identified from the hospital database.
Results: The incidence of emergency obstetric hysterectomy in our study 0.2/1000 deliveries following vaginal deliveries and 0.9/1000 deliveries following caesarean deliveries. The overall incidence was 0.4/1000 deliveries. Rupture uterus 5 (38.5%) was the most common indications followed by postpartum hemorrhage 4 (30.8%) and morbidly adherent placenta 4 (30.8%).
Conclusions: Emergency obstetric hysterectomy is a lifesaving procedure in those cases where medical management has failed.
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