There is evidence of differences of opinion about the use of oxytocin at CS in situations of hypovolaemia and hypotension, especially when this situation has arisen as a result of bleeding from uterine atony
Excessive bleeding per vagina is more easily detected and is mostly caused by ongoing uterine atony
, but can also be due to placental site bleeding, especially in placenta praevia.
Participants had epidural analgesia, oxytocin augmentation of labour for a minimum of two hours and no predisposing conditions for uterine atony
Active management of the 3rd stage of labour should be offered to women since it reduces the incidence of PPH due to uterine atony
whether it was due to uterine atony
, traumatic extension of uterine incision or tears, or placental site bleeding.
During surgery her vital signs were stable despite requiring intravenous carbetocin 100 [micro]g and sulprostone 500 [micro]g for transient uterine atony
Balloon tamponade to reduce bleeding due to uterine atony
or placenta praevia is not useful.
was the most common cause of PPH in this group (81%).
Unlike other maternal and fetal risk factors that predispose high-risk deliveries, such as abnormal placentation, which can frequently be identified by predelivery imaging and triaged accordingly, uterine atony
does not have identifiable antepartum risk factors and cannot be identified before delivery--making it more difficult to detect and treat.
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Caution should be used in patients with severe constipation, intestinal atony
, ulcerative colitis, or myasthenia gravis.
was working in the potteries from 1980 to the early 90s - and most of the designs were by Will Blandford.