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Defibrination in obstetrics. Modern concepts.
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PMID:  807977     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Coagulation profiles of serum fibrinogen, factors V and VIII and haemoglobin in normal pregnancies during labour, delivery and the early puerperium are presented. These factors were also studied in patients with abruptio placentae, in intra-uterine death, and in patients whose pregnancies were terminated with intra-amniotic saline and prostaglandin F2alpha. An assessment of fibrinolytic activity in these patients was made using qualitative (euglobulin lysis time) and quantitative (FR-antigen) tests. The coagulation findings presented form a basis for the rational management of defibrination in obstetrics.
G J Kleiner; W M Greston
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0256-9574     ISO Abbreviation:  S. Afr. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1975 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-11-06     Completed Date:  1975-11-06     Revised Date:  2014-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404520     Medline TA:  S Afr Med J     Country:  SOUTH AFRICA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  446-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abortion, Induced
Abruptio Placentae / blood
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation / etiology*
Factor V / analysis
Factor VIII / analysis
Fetal Death / blood
Fibrinogen / analysis
Hemagglutination Inhibition Tests
Hemoglobins / analysis
Labor, Obstetric
Postpartum Period
Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic / etiology*
Prostaglandins F
Saline Solution, Hypertonic
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Hemoglobins; 0/Prostaglandins F; 0/Saline Solution, Hypertonic; 9001-24-5/Factor V; 9001-27-8/Factor VIII; 9001-32-5/Fibrinogen

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