Management of pelvic hemorrhage

Rafael S. Tomacruz, Robert E. Bristow, F. J. Montz

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Abstract

Massive pelvic hemorrhage is a potential complication in any patient undergoing obstetric or gynecologic surgery. This article reviews the management of pelvic hemorrhage in obstetrics and gynecology, briefly discussing the blood supply to the pelvis and the physiology of normal coagulation and focusing on the causes and treatment of specific vascular injuries incurred during pelvic surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)925-948
Number of pages24
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Volume81
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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