Cost‐effectiveness of condom uterine balloon tamponade to control severe postpartum hemorrhage in Kenya

@article{Mvundura2017CosteffectivenessOC,
  title={Cost‐effectiveness of condom uterine balloon tamponade to control severe postpartum hemorrhage in Kenya},
  author={Mercy Mvundura and Donald A. Kokonya and Elizabeth Abu-Haydar and Eunice Okoth and Tara Herrick and James Mukabi and Lucas Carlson and Monica Oguttu and Thomas Burke},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecology \& Obstetrics},
  year={2017},
  volume={137}
}
To evaluate the cost‐effectiveness of condom uterine balloon tamponade (UBT) for control of severe postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) due to uterine atony versus standard PPH care in Kenya. 

Cost‐effectiveness of uterine tamponade devices for the treatment of postpartum hemorrhage: A systematic review

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Experience of combined use of a Bakri uterine balloon and a non‐pneumatic anti‐shock garment in a university hospital in Colombia

To compare the outcomes of women with postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) refractory to initial management and in a state of hypoperfusion between management with a non‐pneumatic anti‐shock garment (NASG)

Time to test tamponade

  • G. Hofmeyr
  • Medicine
    BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology
  • 2018
TLDR
A large study in 2016 concluded that intrauterine balloon tamponade is an effective method for treating severe PPH and reported a success rate after vaginal delivery of 89% (152/171).

Efficacy of Condom Balloon Tamponade in Management of Primary Postpartum Hemorrhage

TLDR
The response rate to Balloon Catheter tamponade is high in patient with Primary postpartum hemorrhage due to touterine atony, and it should be tried before preceding to other Surgical management like Be-lynch, uterine artery ligation orhysterectomy in cases of medical therapy failure.

Efficacy of Condom Balloon Tamponade in Management of Primary Postpartum Hemorrhage

  • S. CollSwat
  • Medicine
    Journal of Saidu Medical College Swat
  • 2021
TLDR
The response rate to Balloon Catheter tamponade is high in patient with Primary postpartum hemorrhage due to uterine atony, and should be tried before preceding to other Surgical management like Be-lynch, uterine artery ligation or hysterectomy in cases of medical therapy failure.

Cost-effectiveness of uterine balloon tamponade devices in managing atonic post-partum hemorrhage at public health facilities in India

TLDR
For atonic PPH management in India, condom-UBT offers better value as compared to Bakri-UBTs, and cost-saving result for ESM-UBt must be considered with caution.

Uterine balloon tamponade for the management of uncontrolled postpartum hemorrhage by midwives and family physicians

TLDR
A cross-sectional 12-item survey on the practice, experiences and perceptions of uterine balloon tamponade utilization for PPH management was conducted among midwives and family physicians that perform deliveries in the United States.

Improved Treatment of Postpartum Hemorrhage: Design, Development, and Bench-Top Validation of a Reusable Intrauterine Tamponade Device for Low-Resource Settings

TLDR
The design, development, and bench-top validation of a reusable C-UBT device optimized to treat PPH in a variety of clinical settings, including low-resource contexts are described.

A condom uterine balloon device among referral facilities in Dar Es Salaam: an assessment of perceptions, barriers and facilitators one year after implementation

TLDR
Ease of use and the prospect of saving a life/preserving fertility strongly promoted use while fear and lack of high-level buy-in hindered utilization of the ESM-UBT device, in Dar es Salaam Tanzania 1 year after implementation.

Clinical profile of maternal deaths due to postpartum haemorrhage

TLDR
Early detection, prompt aggressive management, adequate blood replacement, use of uterine balloon tamponade and non-pneumatic anti-shock garment, timely transfer to higher centre and timely decision for surgical interventions can prevent maternal deaths.

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    BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology
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