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  • Control of blood loss at caesarean section 

    Sheehan, Sharon Rachel (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2011)
    Caesarean section is one of the most commonly performed major operations in women throughout the world. Operative morbidity includes haemorrhage, anaemia, blood transfusion and in severe cases, maternal death. The value ...
  • Methadone use in pregnancy : prevalence and pregnancy outcomes in an Irish obstetric cohort 

    Cleary, Brian James (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2011)
    This thesis aimed to address current knowledge deficits relating to the issues of medication use in early pregnancy in an Irish healthcare setting and adverse perinatal outcomes in opioid-dependent pregnant women on methadone ...
  • Phytoestrogens as an alternative to HRT : an investigation into the molecular effects of phytoestrogens on haemostasis in cell and animal models 

    Kelly, Lynne (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2011)
    There is a direct link between the increased risk of cardiovascular disease and the menopause and this is thought to be due to the progressive lack of endogenous oestrogen in post-menopausal women. Observational studies ...
  • Predicting the response of gynaecological tumours to chemotherapy 

    O'Toole, Sharon A. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2003)
    The aim of this study was to use an in vitro (3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-5-(3- carboxymethoxyphenyl)-2-(4-sulfophenyl)-2H-tetrazolium, inner salt) (MTS) assay in combination with an explant culture technique to determine ...
  • Ultrasound to enhance assessment of the fetal head position prior to instrumental delivery 

    Ramphul, Meenakshi (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2013)
    This thesis is aimed at investigating the role of ultrasound to enhance diagnosis of the fetal head position prior to instrumental delivery in order to make instrumental deliveries safer.There are four components to this ...
  • Uteroplacental fibrinolysis in normal pregnancy, preeclampsia and intrauterine growth retardation 

    O'Reilly, Ian E. G. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Medicine. Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 2000)
    Normal pregnancy is accompanied by extensive changes in the coagulation and fibrinolytic systems. Within the uteroplacental vasculature decidual spiral arteries undergo extensive morphological changes to allow for increased ...