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Emergency Management of Placental Abruption
Placental abruption is a serious medical emergency where the placenta detaches from the uterine wall before delivery, potentially depriving the fetus of oxygen and nutrients. Prompt recognition of placental abruption is crucial for effective emergency management. The main presenting symptom of placental abruption is vaginal bleeding, which may be accompanied by abdominal pain and uterine tenderness. If placental abruption is suspected, immediate medical assistance should be sought. Emergency medical personnel should be informed about the suspected placental abruption and the need for urgent care. The pregnant woman should be transported to a healthcare facility capable of providing appropriate obstetric care and neonatal support. During transportation, the woman should be positioned on her left side to improve blood flow to the fetus. Emergency cesarean section may be required in cases of severe abruption, fetal distress, or maternal instability.
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Dr Isha Rani
Consultant Obstetrics and Gynecology, Laparoscopic surgeon· Asarfi Hospital, Jharkand
Basics of endoscopy for Gynecology Treatment
Endoscopy is a minimally invasive medical procedure used in gynecology for diagnostic and treatment purposes. It involves the insertion of a thin, flexible tube with a camera (hysteroscope or laparoscope) into the vaginal or abdominal cavity to visualize and examine the reproductive organs, such as the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. Gynecological endoscopy allows for the diagnosis of conditions like fibroids, polyps, and endometriosis, as well as the performance of surgical procedures like hysterectomy, myomectomy, and tubal ligation with smaller incisions and quicker recovery times compared to traditional open surgery, making it a valuable tool in women's healthcare.