Can We Predict Bleeding in Pregnancy? Computer Graphic Analysis of Obstetric Bleeding

  • Shigenori Suzuki
  • Tukasa Muramatu
  • Toshihiko Terao
Conference paper


As is already well known, the amount of bleeding at childbirth greatly affects the prognosis for the mother and her baby. According to statistics compiled by the Japanese Welfare Ministry the major cause of maternal death has been gestosis; the second most important cause of maternal death has been bleeding. These facts show that bleeding at childbirth is an important factor in the mortality of pregnant women.


Maternal Death Fibrin Degradation Product Abnormal Bleeding Obstetric Factor Hepaplastin Test 
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© Springer Japan 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shigenori Suzuki
    • 1
  • Tukasa Muramatu
    • 1
  • Toshihiko Terao
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Medical TechnologyHokkaido UniversityKita-ku, Sapporo 060Japan
  2. 2.Department of Gynecology & ObstetricsHamamatsu Medical UniversityHanda-cho. MamamatsuJapan

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