Surgical Management of a Post-Partum Haemorrhage due to Uterine Atony by B-Lynch Suture in a Young Cameroonian Woman at the Yaoundé Central Hospital, Cameroon

Florent Fouelifack Ymele, Jeanne Hortence Fouedjio, Danielle Victoire Tiako Kamga

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The B-Lynch suture is a form of suture compression used in obstetrics to perform mechanical compression on a sluggish uterus in response to severe postpartum haemorrhage. We present a case a 27-year-old Cameroonian woman, where general measures and medical treatment did not stop the bleeding. Surgical management succeeded by B-Lynch suture. After literature review, we suggest to practitioners, to think of performing B-lynch's suture before any possible radical surgery in case of postpartum haemorrhage due to uterine atony.

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La suture B-Lynch ou procédure B-Lynch est une forme de suture de compression utilisée en gynécologie . Elle est utilisée pour comprimer mécaniquement un utérus atone souffrant d'une hémorragie de la délivrance sévère et permet d’éviter une chirurgie radicale qui compromet la fertilité future. Les auteurs présentent le cas d’une jeune femme de 27 as chez qui cette méthode a été appliquée avec succès après échec du traitement médical.


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Postpartum haemorrhage - Uterine atony – B-Lynch suture – Cameroon

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