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4.5.4 Uterine artery injury


  • Retroperitoneal hematoma during cesarean section.


  • O-Leary Stitch
    • Pass a suture at the level of the incision, through the lateral aspect of the lower uterine segment into the myometrium
    • Pass the suture back through the avascular broad ligament lateral to the uterine vessels

Updated on June 28, 2021

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