Double Vertical Compression Sutures

  • Shintaro MakinoEmail author


Uterine compression suture is performed when uterine bleeding is not stopped by using medications or uterine balloon tamponade and is revealed to be useful in recent reports.

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Double vertical compression suture (MOV 22300 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of MedicineJuntendo UniversityBunkyo-kuJapan

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