Professor C B-Lynch (GORSL)
Grand Officer of the Order of the Republic of Sierra Leone West Africa since 2007
Livery and Freeman of City of London UK since 1983
Elected member of the Athenaeum of London UK since 1997
Former Professor Health Sciences Faculty of Cranfield University, Bedford UK (2005-2015)
MA(OXON), MBBS (Barts), LRCP MRCS (England), FRCS (ED), FRCOG (UK), FLLA (Eng), MAE QDR (UK), MCIArb (UK), D.Univ(Honoris Causa), OU 1997
Formally Professor (Visiting) Cranfield University Faculty of Health, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, UK
Formally Emeritus Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecological Surgeon, Milton Keynes University Hospital, NHS Foundation Oxford Deanery (Eng)
Honorary Doctorate, The Open University (D.Univ, Honoris Causa) 1997
Christopher B-Lynch was a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecological Surgeon. He was educated at Oxford and St Bartholomew’s Medical College, London. He graduated in medicine from Bart’s in 1973. After various appointments at Bart’s, Paris and Oxford, he became chief assistant to the Queen’s gynaecologist at Bart’s from 1981 to 1983. In 1984 he was appointed Consultant to the Oxford region based at Milton Keynes General Hospital (NHS Trust).
In 1997 he published a description of the B-Lynch Brace suture for post partum haemorrhage. This novel and life saving surgical technique has since been applied around the world and has been a major contribution to improving maternity care. His other main interests include complex gynaecological surgical procedures, gynaecological oncology, minimal access surgery and medico-legal issues.
The B-Lynch Surgical Technique
This website is the home of the B-Lynch Surgical technique for the control of massive postpartum haemorrhage.
This surgery technique has been implement worldwide and has life saving potential and effectiveness in fertility preservation.
“In recent years, interest has surged in the surgical compression suture for treating PPH brought on by uterine atony. Of the several different techniques using this approach, the B-Lynch suture initially described by Christopher B-Lynch in 1997 has gained the most popularity” quote taken from Contemporary OB/GYN March 2003(USA), There are numerous peer reviewed publications declaring successful outcomes and supporting the virtues of this technique. Successful further pregnancies and outcome have also been reported;
Discussion Of The B-Lynch Suturing Technique
The surgical procedure has received much interest from colleagues around the world. Some of which can be found in this section. The main article is a transcript, which was originally published in Contemporary Ob/Gyn. of an interview with Dr Ronald A Chez of Florida.
The International Text Book Of Postpartum Hemorrhage Was Launched By Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, At The Royal Society Of Medicine, London, October 2006
The Edtior in Chief – “A text book of Postpartum Hemorrhage: A comprehensive guide to evaluation, management and surgical intervention” published by Sapiens Publishing 2006.
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