Gynecology, Obstetrics and Perinatology

Treatment and prevention of postpartum haemorrhages in a high risk for their development

The lecture deals with the basic principles of assessing a risk for development of postpartum haemorrhages, a system of their prevention in women with a high risk, stages of early treatment and intensive therapy. The problems of terminology, conservative and operative treatment are discussed. The stages of medical help, regimens of infusion-transfusion therapy depending on the volume of blood loss are presented.

Key words: baloon tamponade, compression sutures, internal iliac artery ligation, postpartum haemorrhages, prevention