Journal article

Management of postpartum haemorrhage with uterine balloon tamponade: The way forward

Jeevan P Marasinghe, Jacobus Du Plessis, Dinesh Epitawela, Mark P Umstad

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology | WILEY | Published : 2015


Uterine balloon tamponade has rapidly gained popularity in the management of postpartum haemorrhage. It is a conservative method often utilised before embarking on advanced surgical interventions. The mechanism of action, complications and long-term outcomes are discussed.