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Double-balloon cervical ripening catheter works well as an intrauterine balloon tamponade in post-abortion massive hemorrhage.
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PMID:  23040930     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: Clinical experience in the management of post-abortion hemorrhage is limited.
CASE REPORTS: Two women with severe post-abortion hemorrhage were reported. One case occurred after methotrexate treatment of Cesarean scar pregnancy and the other occurred after abortion surgery. Both patients were successfully treated with a double-balloon cervical ripening catheter inducing intrauterine balloon tamponade.
CONCLUSION: Use of a double-balloon cervical ripening catheter either before or after systemic methotrexate treatment is one of the choices in the management of severe post-abortion hemorrhage and can prevent the use of more invasive and/or destructive procedures.
Authors:
Kuan-Hao Tsui; Li-Te Lin; Ken-Jen Yu; Shun-Fen Chen; Wen-Hsun Chang; Shu Yu; Jiin-Tsuey Cheng; Peng-Hui Wang
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Taiwanese journal of obstetrics & gynecology     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1875-6263     ISO Abbreviation:  Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101213819     Medline TA:  Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  China (Republic : 1949- )    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  426-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier B.V.
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Biological Science, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
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