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Spontaneous hepatic rupture in pregnancy: management with hepatic artery ligation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6701595     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We have described a pregnant patient who had spontaneous hepatic rupture, an uncommon but devasting complication of pregnancy, with both maternal and fetal mortality of 60% reported. Prompt uterine evacuation and abdominal exploration with surgical control of the hepatic hemorrhage best assures maternal and fetal survival. Hepatic artery ligation may be successfully utilized for hepatic hemorrhage control. We find temporary abdominal packing an acceptable method for the control of diffuse hepatic parenchymal bleeding.
Authors:
G D Gonzalez; H R Rubel; N N Giep; J E Bottsford
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  77     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1984 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-04-02     Completed Date:  1984-04-02     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  242-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Cesarean Section
Drainage
Female
Hematoma / surgery
Hemorrhage / surgery
Hepatic Artery / surgery*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Ligation
Liver Diseases / surgery*
Male
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / surgery*
Puerperal Disorders / surgery
Rupture, Spontaneous

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