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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2020, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part E

Saving Mothers’ lives and uterus by intrauterine foley's catheter ballooning tamponade during post-partum hemorrhage
Author(s): Nazdar Raouf MD and Hameed Abdullah MD
Abstract: Introduction: Uterine balloon tamponade became more popular when first lines management is not effective to control postpartum hemorrhage due to atony.
Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the success and outcome of intra uterine foley's catheter ballooning tamponade for the management of primary postpartum hemorrhage due to atony.
Methods: This study was conducted at Duhok Obstetrics Teaching Hospital in Duhok, Iraqi Kurdistan between April 2013 and March 2019 and reviewed retrospectively. The Kurdistan institutional ethics review board in Duhok approved the study design before the start of the study. All cases developed postpartum hemorrhage underwent intra uterine foley's catheter ballooning tamponade.
Results: Intra uterine foley's catheter ballooning tamponade placed in (110) cases, postpartum hemorrhage was controlled with a success rate of 100%, no patient needed an invasive procedure as well as laparotomy. There was no sepsis and no maternal deaths.
Conclusion: The early use of intra uterine foley's catheter ballooning tamponade for primary postpartum hemorrhage due to atony is a simple and a quick method for saving the life of mother along with conserving the uterus.
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How to cite this article:
Nazdar Raouf MD, Hameed Abdullah MD. Saving Mothers’ lives and uterus by intrauterine foley's catheter ballooning tamponade during post-partum hemorrhage. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2020;4(2):260-265. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2020.v4.i2d.534
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology