UW Ob-Gyn gynecologic oncology fellow Lauren Montemorano, MD is lead author on a research letter in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology!
“Blood Loss With Inhaled Anesthetic During First-Trimester Spontaneous Abortion Evacuation” is a single-institution retrospective study comparing estimated blood loss during surgery by anesthesia type. The study found:
“Inhaled anesthetic is associated with higher estimated blood loss and more frequent uterotonic use during first-trimester spontaneous abortion evacuation.”
Read the whole research letter here. Congratulations, Dr. Montemorano!