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Postpartum endometritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2674803     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Despite the widespread use of prophylactic antibiotics, postpartum endometritis remains a common complication following cesarean section. Metritis is generally polymicrobial and responds to a wide variety of antibiotic regimens. During the past decade, single agents have been shown to be safe and efficacious. The pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment options for endometritis are reviewed.
Authors:
S M Cox; L C Gilstrap
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0889-8545     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet. Gynecol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1989 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-10-19     Completed Date:  1989-10-19     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8709551     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  363-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use*
Bacterial Infections / drug therapy*
Cesarean Section
Endometritis / drug therapy*
Female
Humans
Pregnancy
Puerperal Infection / drug therapy*
Surgical Wound Infection / drug therapy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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