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Presacral Bleeding

  • Sarah Koller
  • Howard M. RossEmail author
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Abstract

Presacral bleeding can be difficult to manage and patients can lose a significant amount of blood when it occurs. Initial management involves packing of the pelvis and determining the exact location of bleeding. Several surgical options to control bleeding are described below.

Keywords

Presacral bleeding Muscle welding Pelvic packing 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryLewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and the Temple University Health SystemPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Division of Colon and Rectal SurgeryLewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and the Temple University Health SystemPhiladelphiaUSA

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