A worldwide review of the uses of the uterine compression suture techniques as alternative to hysterectomy in the management of severe post-partum haemorrhage

@article{ElHamamy2005AWR,
  title={A worldwide review of the uses of the uterine compression suture techniques as alternative to hysterectomy in the management of severe post-partum haemorrhage},
  author={Essam El-Hamamy and Christopher B‐Lynch},
  journal={Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2005},
  volume={25},
  pages={143 - 149}
}
Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is a worldwide problem. The historical background dates back to William Smelley's in the seventeenth century in his famous treaty of the theory and practice of midwifery in 1752. Changes in clinical factors and surgical expertise compel the modern day midwife and obstetrician to be vigilant in identifying risk factors and apply appropriate solution early. The recent confidential enquiry into maternal death (why mothers die (2000–2002)) identifies areas of… 
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TLDR
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  • 2010
TLDR
UCS appear safe, simple to learn and preserve future reproductive potential in women who wish to preserve fertility and should be considered prior to definite measures like hysterectomy in severe PPH.
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Uterine Compression Sutures in Controlling Postpartum Haemorrhage: A Narrative Review.
TLDR
Uterine compression sutures are effective, safe and simple to perform in an emergent situation and preserve fertility potential in cases of postpartum haemorrhage and its use is recommended, if possible, prior to hysterectomy.
Uterine compression sutures, an update: review of efficacy, safety and complications of B-Lynch suture and other uterine compression techniques for postpartum haemorrhage
TLDR
A review of various uterine compression sutures with respect to their efficacy, safety, complications, complexity of the technique itself, future fertility and menstrual periods is conducted.
ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPER ANALYSIS OF EFFICACY AND LIMITATION OF CLASSIC B-LYNCH SUTURE AND ROLE OF MODIFIED B-LYNCH SUTURE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PPH
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Classic B-Lynch suture and different modied Cervico-isthmic compression sutures are simple, less time consuming, fertility preserving and very effective in controlling PPH, thereby decreasing maternal mortality.
SIMPLE TECHNIQUE OF UTERINE COMPRESSION SUTURES FOR PREVENTION OF PRIMARY POSTPARTUM HEMORRHAGE DURING CAESARIAN SECTION
TLDR
Simple compression technique is surgically easy, with life saving potential, offers relative safety, time saving and can be managed by trainee doctors after some experience.
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