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Ginekologia i Poloznictwo
ISSN 1896-3315 e-ISSN 1898-0759

The position of the Team of Experts of the Polish Society Gynecology regarding the use of carbetocin in the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage


Author(s): Ryszard Porêba, Przemysaw Oszukowski, Jan Oleszczuk, Grzegorz Brêborowicz, Mirosaw Wielgoœ, Krzysztof Czajkowski, Roman Smolarczyk, Jarosaw Kalinka

Postpartum haemorrhage - PPH) is one of the leading causes of mortality perinatal women in Poland and in the world. Atonia is the most common cause of excessive bleeding uterus, occurring immediately after delivery by both routes nature and after caesarean section. There are many risk factors for uterine atony, including: crushing of the uterus (polyfetal pregnancy, fetal macrosomia, polyhydramnios), prolonged or rapid labor, induction of labor or administration of oxytocin during labor, Front bearing, premature separation of the bearing correctly positioned, other bearing pathologies, intrauterine infection, numerous births, a history of postpartum haemorrhage, increased BMI, uterine fibroids, chorionamnionitis.