haemoperitoneum


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haemoperitoneum

he·mo·per·i·to·ne·um

(hē'mō-per'i-tŏ-nē'ŭm)
Blood in the peritoneal cavity.
Synonym(s): haemoperitoneum.

haemoperitoneum

Free blood within the PERITONEAL CAVITY.
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The clinical diagnosis of a ruptured or bleeding ectopic pregnancy with any amount of haemoperitoneum was sufficient for inclusion in the study.
Diagnostic paracentesis may confirm the presence of haemoperitoneum.
Dialysis-related amyloidosis (DRA) in a patient on CAPD presenting as haemoperitoneum with colon perforation.
We are presenting a case of haemoperitoneum due to ruptured ovarian cyst in a 13-year old girl with factor V deficiency.
Asymptomatic women were found to have these lesions during caesarean section while remaining patients presented with abdominal pain, distension and haemoperitoneum.
In this case of blunt trauma, the patient's clinical stability and the surgeon's ability to remove the haemoperitoneum and visualize the anatomy made it safe and feasible to manage this gallbladder injury laparoscopically.
went BIAL after 48 hours of caesarean section performed at some peripheral hospital who presented in shock with haemoperitoneum.
Unfortunately FAST has a low sensitivity and specificity for the detection of intra-abdominal injury, (1) and in either eventuality it is recommended to proceed to a contrast-enhanced CAT scan, with the addition of intravenous contrast, to localise the source of the haemoperitoneum and 'grade' the injury.
3) FAST scanning is a portable sonographic technique performed by surgeons and ED doctors to screen for significant haemoperitoneum or pericardial tamponade after trauma.
A second laparotomy was performed two hours later, at which a haemoperitoneum of 600 ml was found with generalized oozing but no identifiable bleeding points.
Ultrasound abdomen showed polycystic liver, bilateral polycystic kidneys with moderate abdominal free fluid having moving internal echoes suggesting haemoperitoneum.