Embolization of pelvic arteries for control of postpartum hemorrhage.
Two cases are presented in which postpartum hemorrhage was controlled by Gelfoam embolization via an angiographic catheter. The advantages of embolization over surgery are discussed. It is suggested that an attempt be made to control severe postpartum hemorrhage by this means before resorting to surgery.
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Pais, S. O., Glickman, M., Schwartz, P., Pingoud, E., & Berkowitz, R. (1980). Embolization of pelvic arteries for control of postpartum hemorrhage. Obstetrics and gynecology, 55(6), 754–758.
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