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A retained placenta is a common cause of severe PPH, and the sixth Saving Mothers report indicated that 45 women died of this complication (7% of all maternal deaths due to obstetric haemorrhage).
Retained placenta was recorded when the placenta membrane remained in the uterus for 24 h or longer postpartum (Kelton et al.
Intravenous nitroglycerin for uterine relaxation in the postpartum patient with retained placenta.
Retained placenta and sepsis Patients with a retained placenta can also haemorrhage severely.
In relation to the well-being of the animal, the incidence rates of a number of key health and metabolic problems, such as calcium deficiency (milk fever) and a retained placenta after calving, can be largely overcome.
Less severe cases show poor growth rates and ill-thrift, adults show reduced fertility and retained placenta.
Nonelective cesarean PPH risk factors included blood disorders, retained placenta, antepartum transfusion, antepartum/intrapartum hemorrhage, placenta previa, general anesthesia, and macrosomia (odds ratio >1.
Similarly, selenium deficient young may exhibit WMD whereas retained placenta are uniquely a consequence of females suffering from selenium deficiencies (Julien et al.
I had a retained placenta so I haemorrhaged quite badly and needed a blood transfusion.
In additional findings, a history of postpartum hemorrhage due to one etiology, for example, uterine atony or retained placenta, increased the risk not only of a recurrence of hemorrhage due to the same etiology but also of occurrence of hemorrhage due to other etiologies.
I was induced five times, lost pints of blood, contracted a dangerous antibody, had to have my retained placenta surgically removed and on top of that, I developed high blood pressure.