Missing broken needle during caesarean section

Das, Chandana; Mukherjee, Gautam; Pati, S. and Naskar, Animesh (2009) Missing broken needle during caesarean section. Online Journal of Health andAllied Sciences, 8 (2). ISSN 0972-5997

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Breakage of the needle and missing while repairing the uterine wound during cesarean section is an uncommon event. Subsequently it was removed under fluoroscopic guidance on the 7th postoperative day.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Broken Needle, Foreign body, Caesarean section, Uterine Wound, Surgery
Subjects:Surgical Procedures, Operative > Urogenital Surgical Procedures
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Laparotomy
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Postoperative Period
-Journal Repositories > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Equipment and Supplies > Needles
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Obstetric Surgical Procedures > Delivery, Obstetric
Surgical Procedures, Operative > Device Removal
ID Code:3427
Deposited By:Dr Srinivas Kakkilaya
Deposited On:03 November 2009

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