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Management of hemodynamically unstable pelvic fracture in pregnancy: a case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  22863342     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present an unusual case of an unstable pelvic fracture during pregnancy period, who suffered fetal death and splenic rupture simultaneously which developed massive delayed hemorrhage in abdomen. When considering potential causes of fetal death, direct trauma to the uterus, placenta, or fetus was not associated with a higher fetal mortality rate, compared with maternal hemorrhage. A cesarean section and splenectomy could rescue the maternal life from the hemorrhage situation. Successful treatment of these rare cases is possible with careful pre-, peri-, and post-operative evaluation of the mother and fetus by a multidisciplinary team.
Authors:
Peng Zhang; Dong-Sheng Zhou; Jing-Mei Hu; Dong-Sheng Zhou; Lian-Xin Li; Wei-Dong Mu
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chinese journal of traumatology = Zhonghua chuang shang za zhi / Chinese Medical Association     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1008-1275     ISO Abbreviation:  Chin. J. Traumatol.     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100886162     Medline TA:  Chin J Traumatol     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  234-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedics, Provincial Hospital Affiliated to Shandong University, Jinan 250021, China.
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