Women who undergo prolonged obstructed labor
, with the fetal head in the vagina and the shoulders trapped behind the bony pelvis, eventually develop both ischemic vaginal tissue and fetal demise.
0%) developed obstructed labor
after administration of the propranolol.
Fistula usually occurs when a woman is in obstructed labor
for days on end without medical help and cannot get a Caesarean section.
On the other hand, we know that not every macrosomic infant results in obstructed labor
or shoulder dystocia.
Most maternal deaths in developing countries are caused by severe bleeding after childbirth, infections soon after delivery, blood pressure disorders during pregnancy, and obstructed labor
Her pelvis is too small to allow the baby to pass, and she has at most a traditional birth attendant to help her; her obstructed labor
This text addresses the need to prevent and treat vesico-vaginal fistula, a childbirth injury caused by unrelieved obstructed labor
, in Africa and other less developed countries.
The major direct causes of maternal mortality are hemorrhage, infection, obstructed labor
, eclampsia and complications of unsafe abortion.
Infections, hypertensive disorders, complications of abortion, obstructed labor
or HIV/AIDS are other causes.
accounts for 8% of deaths, or 42,000 women, worldwide.
He told me that the woman had been in obstructed labor
for 4 days, her baby had died inside, and she was moribund.
is the result of a girl's pelvis being too small to deliver a fetus.
As Tatlock tells us, Siegemund became "the next best thing to an expert in obstructed labor
and had perfected the techniques of cephalic and podalic version" (3).
Obstetric fistula develops when the blood supply to the tissues of the vagina and the bladder (and/or rectum) is cut off during prolonged obstructed labor
According to WHO, the most common direct causes of these deaths are severe bleeding (25 percent), infection (15 percent), ravages of an unsafe abortion (13 percent), eclampsia (12 percent), and obstructed labor