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Table 5 Summary of interventions in the management of MOH by causea

From: Major obstetric haemorrhage in Metro East, Cape Town, South Africa: a population-based cohort study using the maternal near-miss approach

 AtonyRetainedAIPbAbruptionCS compli-cationscTotal
N = 13N = 11N = 10N = 45N = 29N = 107%
Medical interventions
 Oxytocind1310735249882.4
 Ergometrine713192319.3
 Misoprostol53372016.8
 Tranexamic acid212481815.1
 Prostaglandin F2-alpha311386.7
Mechanical intervention
 Balloon or condom
 tamponade
611108.4
Surgical interventions
 Relook laparotomy522243428.6
 Hysterectomy6271143327.7
 Removal of retained products3102432319.3
 Tear repair in theatre2621613.4
 B-Lynch suture51341310.9
 Abdominal packing21143.4
 Artery ligation1232.5
 Uterine rupture repair10.8
 Uterine inversion reversal10.8
Management
 Transfusion of blood products131010452911798.3
 Massive transfusion112592016.8
 Admission to ICU2116119.2
 Missing data     32.5
  1. athe following causes are not displayed in this table: laceration, uterine rupture and uterine inversion
  2. Interventions for these women are included in the total numbers
  3. babnormally invasive placenta, including placenta previa
  4. cbleeding related to caesarean section
  5. dtherapeutic dose (> 10 IE oxytocin) [21]