Uterine compression sutures for postpartum hemorrhage: an overview.

  title={Uterine compression sutures for postpartum hemorrhage: an overview.},
  author={Shigeki Matsubara and Hitoshi Yano and Akihide Ohkuchi and Tomoyuki Kuwata and Rie Usui and Mitsuaki Suzuki},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  volume={92 4},
In 1997, B-Lynch pioneered the use of uterine compression sutures for postpartum hemorrhage. Since then, some researchers, including ourselves, have devised various uterine compression sutures. High-level evidence has not been demonstrated as to whether compression sutures achieve better and safer hemostasis for postpartum hemorrhage than other methods, and, if they do, whether one suture is more efficient and safer than another. However, generally speaking, uterine compression sutures have… CONTINUE READING
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