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Uterine Compression Sutures in Controlling Postpartum Haemorrhage: A Narrative Review.

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Summary of "Uterine Compression Sutures in Controlling Postpartum Haemorrhage: A Narrative Review."

Postpartum haemorrhage is still the main cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Many treatments are available, but they may threaten fertility potential. As a uterine sparing procedure, we aimed to review uterine compression sutures in order to better understand when they should represent an appropriate option.

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Name: Acta medica portuguesa
ISSN: 1646-0758
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