Postpartum haemorrhage, characterised by vaginal bleeding during the immediate postpartum period is a common cause of maternal mortality and morbidity. Surgical Skills on Internal Iliac Artery Ligation for Controlling Postpartum & Pelvic Hemorrhage highlights the importance of postpartum care in diagnosing and treating postpartum complications and trauma.
This book provides evidence-based guidelines for early decision making and adequate skill in identifying the internal iliac vessel, and for the management of bleeding from the uterus. Obstetric indications with haemorrhage for internal iliac ligation and associated procedures are highlighted to ensure they are carried out safely, and to aid residents in learning these procedures.
Step-by-step explanations for learning anterior branch of internal iliac artery ligation are enhanced by full colour illustrations, improving understanding of applied anatomy and actual surgical procedure.
Surgical Skills on Internal Iliac Artery Ligation for Controlling Postpartum & Pelvic Hemorrhage focuses on improving operative skills, helping practising and consultant obstetricians, residents, fellows and postgraduate students reduce the morbidity and mortality rate.
- Evidence based guidelines for internal iliac artery ligation
- Full colour illustrations throughout
Rekha Sapkal MBBS DGO MD FICOG
Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, People’s Group of Medical College, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India