uterine massage


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uterine massage

Massage of the uterus. It may be performed after childbirth in order to reduce postpartum bleeding.
See also: massage
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All women with moderate and severe primary postpartum haemorrhage due to uterine atony; where due to a failure of bimanual uterine massage and uterotonics in controlling haemorrhage, uterine tamponade had to be done.
In our study, as the main cause of the PPH was uterine atony, uterine massage with oxytocin was required far more frequently in most of the groups.
Uterine massage was started and 600pg of misoprostol was inserted rectally but the bleeding continued.
CCT and uterine massage can be adopted depending on the availability of the staff and expertise17.
Uterine massage to reduce postpartum hemorrhage after vaginal delivery.
If uterine tone was rated as unsatisfactory after three minutes, uterine massage or additional uterotonic drug were permitted.
Less than 15% of deliveries in the United States and Latin America include active management of the third stage of labor, consisting of use of a prophylactic uterotonic such as oxytocin, controlled traction of the umbillical cord, and uterine massage, previous data show.
AMTSL has three major components: administration of a uterotonic agent (the drug of choice is oxytocin, 10 units 1 m); controlled cord traction; uterine massage after delivery of the placenta.
All treatments were given after cord clamping, and all patients received gentle traction on the cord, uterine massage, and manual removal of the placenta if necessary at 30 minutes.
In most near miss cases of maternal death, bilateral internal artery ligation along with aggressive intravenous fluid therapy, uterotonics, uterine massage, early intubation and inotropics save the patient.