Bakri balloon placement in the successful management of postpartum hemorrhage in a bicornuate uterus: A case report

  • Cynthia Abraham
  • Published 2017 in International journal of surgery case reports


INTRODUCTION Postpartum hemorrhage is an obstetric emergency that accounts for 25% of maternal deaths worldwide. Initial management consists of uterotonic administration but in cases in which there is a failure of response to medication, uterine cavity tamponade can be effective. This is the first reported case of successful Bakri balloon placement in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2017.01.055


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