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The uterine sandwich method for placenta previa accreta in mullerian anomaly: combining the B-lynch compression suture and an intrauterine gauze tampon.

Research paper by Mustafa M Kaplanoğlu

Indexed on: 23 Apr '13Published on: 23 Apr '13Published in: Case reports in obstetrics and gynecology



Abstract

Mullerian duct anomalies may cause obstetric complications, such as postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) and placental adhesion anomalies. Uterine compression suture may be useful for controlling PPH (especially atony). In recent studies, uterine compression sutures have been used in placenta accreta. We report a case of PPH, a placenta accreta accompanying a large septae, treated with B-Lynch suture and intrauterine gauze tampon.