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The effect of hysteroscopy on the incidence of meconium aspiration in high risk obstetric patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2606624     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Four hundred amnioscopies were performed from April to December 1984 using a 6 mm contact hysteroscope to detect the presence of intrauterine meconium on 360 high risk obstetric patients. During that eight month period, out of 400 clinic patients delivered, 25 cases of intrauterine meconium were identified. Two infants had meconium aspiration. In comparable periods of 1982 and 1983, 320-356 clinic patients were delivered. Ten-twelve infants had meconium aspiration in their respective groups. The technique of contact hysteroscopy was demonstrated to be easy to perform with few, if any, complications.
J G Tchabo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International surgery     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0020-8868     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Surg     Publication Date:    1989 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-02-15     Completed Date:  1990-02-15     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0043524     Medline TA:  Int Surg     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  188-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C. 20007.
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MeSH Terms
Amniotic Fluid / analysis*
Infant, Newborn
Meconium Aspiration Syndrome / diagnosis*,  epidemiology
Risk Factors

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