International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology
2018, Vol. 2, Issue 3, Part B
To study the effectiveness of intraumbilical vein oxytocin injection along with active management of third stage of labour: A randomized control trial
Author(s): Dr. Varsha Patil, Dr. Shruthi A, Dr. Sreetha S and Dr. Shwetha S
Abstract: Objective: To determine the effectiveness of intra umbilical vein Oxytocin injection alng with active management of third stage of labor · The amount of blood loss during the third stage of labour · Duration of third stage of labour · Change in the hemoglobin level · PPH occurred · Incidence of retained placenta · Need for blood transfusion · Side effects of the drug if any Design: Randamized control trial Setting: Bangalore Bapist Hospital, Bangalore Methods: Source of Data: 230 women, who underwent vaginal delivery with/without episiotomy at Bangalore Baptist Hospital, were enrolled. The study was done for a period of 1 year from september 2012 to Auguest 2013.The etical clearance was taken before the study. Results: Intramuscular oxytocin was observed to be equally effective as intravenous methylergometrine in prevention of post-partum hemorrhage. There was no difference in the duration of third stage of labour, amount of blood loss, need for additional uterotonic agents, and need for blood transfusion in both the groups. There were no significant side effect in both the groups. Conclusion: Intramuscular oxytocin is as efficacious as Intravenous methylergometrine in the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage with no side effects.
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Dr. Varsha Patil, Dr. Shruthi A, Dr. Sreetha S, Dr. Shwetha S. To study the effectiveness of intraumbilical vein oxytocin injection along with active management of third stage of labour: A randomized control trial. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2018;2(3):87-91.