A case of persistent puerperal hemorrhage following hysterectomy and hypogastric artery ligation was successfully managed by selective arterial infusion of vasopressin (Pitressin). If permitted by the patient's condition and if adequate facilities and personnel are available, selective arterial infusion of Pitressin and/or embolization should be considered to control puerperal hemorrhage before surgical intervention.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Obstetrics and gynecology|
|State||Published - Nov 1981|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynecology