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Combination of B-Lynch brace suture and uterine artery embolization for atonic bleeding after cesarean section in a patient with placenta previa accreta.
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PMID:  22136878     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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We report the case of a patient with placenta previa accreta. A 29-year-old multipara, who had previously undergone a cesarean section, was admitted to our hospital for vaginal bleeding. An emergency cesarean section was carried out at the 33rd week of gestation. Uterine bleeding was uncontrollable, and hence, hysterectomy was planned. However, before hysterectomy, B-Lynch brace suture was carried out to control the massive bleeding; moreover, the suturing technique enabled uterine artery embolization to be carried out as an interventional radiological technique. A good postoperative course was observed, and thus, a secondary hysterectomy was not required. A combination of the B-Lynch brace suture technique and uterine artery embolization may be an alternative treatment for emergency bleeding during cesarean section in patients with placenta previa accreta.
Authors:
Emi Koyama; Katsuhiko Naruse; Hiroshi Shigetomi; Toshiyuki Sado; Hidekazu Oi; Hiroshi Kobayashi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1341-8076     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612761     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2011 The Authors. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research © 2011 Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nara Medical University, Nara, Japan.
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