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Research Article

Emergent Uterine Arterial Embolization Using N-Butyl Cyanoacrylate in Postpartum Hemorrhage with Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation

Table 4

Comparison of DIC cohorts and non-DIC cohorts classified by ISTH DIC score.

DIC ()Non-DIC () value

Age34 (29–42)32 (24–40)0.053
Primipara6 (54.5)11 (64.7)0.701
Gestational age (wks)38.4 (34.9–41.1)40.0 (36.1–42.0)0.208
Cesarean section4 (36.4)4 (23.5)0.671
Primary PPH11 (100.0)14 (82.4)0.258
Maternal transport in postpartum period10 (90.9)12 (70.6)0.355
Time to UAE (min)122 (65–283)103 (55–330)0.853
Procedure time of UAE (min)53 (32–84)77 (45–130)0.017
Hemorrhage (mL)4500 (1740–8000)3550 (700–10578)0.853
Massive hemorrhage (≥2000 mL)10 (90.9)15 (88.2)1
Extravasation8 (72.7)8 (47.1)0.253
Complete hemostasis6 (54.5)13 (76.5)0.409
Efficacy of hemostasis8 (72.7)15 (88.2)0.353
Mortality2 (18.2)0 (0.0)0.146
Transfusion of FFP (mL)4080 (1440–12240)960 (720–3840)<0.001
Transfusion of RBC (mL)2880 (1200–15840)1440 (480–3840)0.002
Sepsis1 (9.1)0 (0.0)0.393

Significant difference.
DIC, disseminated intravascular coagulation; PPH, postpartum hemorrhage; UAE, uterine arterial embolization; FFP, fresh frozen plasma; RBC, red blood cells.