Mechanisms, Equipment, HazardsThe Importance of the Monitoring of Resuscitation With Blood Transfusion for Uterine Inversion in Obstetrical HemorrhageFurukawa, S.; Sameshima, H.Author Information Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan Obstetric Anesthesia Digest: June 2016 - Volume 36 - Issue 2 - p 91 doi: 10.1097/01.aoa.0000482627.34948.af Buy Metrics Abstract (Obstet Gynecol Int. 2015;2015:269156) This study was a retrospective review of pregnant women with uterine inversion at 4 Japanese secondary and tertiary perinatal centers from January 2007 to December 2013. For the 6 cases found, the authors reviewed the patients’ medical records for maternal characteristics and delivery information. All 6 women were experiencing their first pregnancy, had an average age of 28, and had a shock index of at least 1.6 on admission (range 1.6-2.7). Two of the cases involved manual removal of the placenta, and the uterine inversion was noticed immediately. Copyright © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.