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Christopher B-Lynch

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B-Lynch Transverse Compression Suture

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Title: B-LYNCH TRANSVERSE COMPRESSION SUTURE FOR  PLACENTA PREVIA BLEEDING  Professor Christopher B-Lynch, Karenmarie K. Meyer FCOG MD  Dr Tahira A Javaid  ………….. …………. Abstract  Post Partum Haemorrhage is a serious condition.  It is well established that atonic uterus is a   major cause.  However, in some cases bleeding from placenta previa can be a serious cause. Currently, nothing […]

B-Lynch Brace Suture For Conservative Surgical Management For Placenta Increta.

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Kathmandu University Medical Journal (2003) Vol. 2, No. 2, Issue 6, 149-151 B-Lynch Brace suture for conservative surgical management forplacenta increta. Chaudhary P 1, Sharma S 2, Yadav R 3, Dhaubhadel P 4 1Senior Registrar, 2 Senior Consultant, 3 Registrar, Maternity Hospital, Thapathali. 4 Post Graduate Resident, National Academy of Medical Sciences Abstract Placenta accreta […]

A Worldwide Review Of The Uses Of The Uterine Compression Suture Techniques As Alternative To Hysterectomy In The Management Of Severe Post-Partum Haemorrhage

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Authors: E. El-Hamamy a; C. B-Lynch b Affiliations:    a St George’s Hospital Medical School, London, UK b Milton Keynes General Hospital, Milton Keynes, UK DOI: 10.1080/01443610500040752 Publication Frequency: 8 issues per year Published in:  Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Volume 25, Issue 2 February 2005 , pages 143 – 149 Subject: Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women’s […]

B-Lynch Sutures: A Case Series

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Cibba Toy Wohlmuth MD Joslyn Gumbs MD Jocelyn Quebral-Ivie MD White Memorial Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Los Angeles, California ABSTRACT Objective – To report on an 8-year institutional experience in the use of the B-Lynch Suture for the management of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH).  Study Design – Cases with B-Lynch suture utilization for […]

The B-Lynch And Other Uterine Compression Suture Techniques

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

M.S. Allam, and C. B-Lynch International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics – Volume 89, Issue 3 , June 2005, Pages 236-241 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, South Glasgow University Hospitals, Glasgow, UK Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Milton Keynes General Hospital, Oxford Deanery, UK Received 5 January 2005;  revised 28 January 2005;  accepted 4 February […]

Technical Description Of The B-Lynch Brace Suture For Treatment Of Massive Postpartum Hemorrhage And Review Of Published Cases

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Natalia Price MD Christopher B-Lynch MA (Oxon), FRCS, FRCOG Int J Fertil Womens Med. 2005 Jul-Aug;50(4):148-63. ABSTRACT Massive uncontrolled hemorrhage after childbirth is a leading cause of the pregnancy-related death and resulting morbidity. Uterine atony is the most common cause (75-90%) of primary postpartum hemorrhage. When simple massage of the uterus and uteronics such as […]

A Case Study From The University Of Virginia School Of Medicine

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Case 1 from the department of obstetrics and gynaecology, university of Virginia school of medicine, Charlottesville Virginia A 14 year old girl, gravida 1, was transported to the University of Virginia school of Medicine with a 31 6/7 weeks’ twin gestation and was treated with intravenous magnesium sulphate 2-3g/hour and betamethasone 12mg intramuscularly every 12 […]

The B-Lynch Technique For Postpartum Haemorrhage: An Option For Every Gynaecologist

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Postpartum haemorrhage is a serious complication, which often occurs unexpectedly. In 5% of all deliveries, vaginal blood loss is more than 1000 cc. Effective action is required to prevent major morbidity or even mortality. When con­servative management of postpartum haemorrhage fails to control non-traumatic blood loss, operative intervention is required. Before deciding on the last […]

Seven Ways To Control Postpartum Hemorrhage

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

1. A Lesser Known Role For Misoprostol A prostaglandin E1 analogue, misoprostol is best known in the obstetric community for its use in labor induction and medical abortion. When administered rectally or orally in doses of 400 to 1,000 µg, however, it is rapidly absorbed and can effectively prevent and treat uterine atony.5-12 The drug’s […]

Application Of The B-Lynch Brace Suture With Associated Intrauterine Balloon Catheter For Massive Haemorrhage Due To Placenta Accreta Following A Second-Trimester Miscarriage

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Of all the causes of death in maternity, haemorrhage plays the most important and dramatic role. The most common causes of such haemorrhage are uterine atony, retained and/or morbidly adherent placenta, coagulopathy, uterine rupture and uterine inversion. BLynch et al. (1997) first described a simple procedure to treat lifethreatening postpartum haemorrhage, when the uterus remains […]

Why Mothers Die 2000-2002: Report On Confidential Enquiries Into Maternal Deaths In The United Kingdom. CEMACH

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Among the eight women who sought care, there were elements of substandard care in seven. Most aspects of substandard care have been discussed earlier in this chapter, but one further point deserves discussion. Recent changes in medical training may be relevant to the increased numbers of deaths from haemorrhage. Reduction in overall length of obstetric […]

Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) Is A Common Cause Of Maternal Mortality In Pakistan

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is a common cause of maternal mortality in Pakistan[i]. 1.3% of all deliveries may lead to PPH with a blood loss of more than one liter, while life threatening hemorrhage occurs in 1 in 1000 deliveries.[ii] Maternal morbidity and mortality rises with delay in diagnosis and management. Most common cause of PPH is uterine atony […]

Long Term Anatomical And Clinical Observations Of The Effect Of The B-Lynch Uterine Compression Suture For The Management Of Massive Post Partum Haemorrhage Ten Years On.

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

IntJ Fertil Med 2006 Nov- Dec C Tsitlakidis A Alalade D Danso C B-Lynch Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Milton Keynes General Hospital Oxford Deanery Milton Keynes MK6 5LL United Kingdom Abstract of case report The B-Lynch surgical technique for the management of massive post partum haemorrhage (PPH) has been successfully used since 1989 where […]

Surgical Treatment Of Uterine Atony Employing The B-Lynch Technique

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Abstract Postpartum hemorrhage remains a major cause of maternal morbidity and mortality. Four cases utilizing the B-Lynch technique for control of hemorrhage secondary to uterine atony are presented. The B-Lynch technique appears to be effective in controlling postpartum hemorrhage. More experience is needed before the B-Lynch technique can be accepted as routine practice. J. Matern.-Fetal […]

A Worldwide Review Of The Uses Of The Uterine Compression Suture Techniques As Alternative To Hysterectomy In The Management Of Severe Post-Psrtum Harmorrhage.

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Volume 25 Number 2 February 2005 E El-Hamamy & C B-Lynch Abstract: Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is a worldwide problem. The historical background dates back to William Smelley’s in the seventeenth century in his famous treaty of the theory and practice of midwifery in 1752. Changes in clinical factors and surgical […]

Successful Use Of The B-Lynch Brace Suture In Early Pregnancy

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

The patient underwent an initially uncomplicated evacuation of retained products of conception under general anaesthesia. This was performed by the senior house officer, with supervision from the specialist registrar, using a 12-mm uterine suction curette and ovum forceps under trans abdominal ultrasonic guidance. The cavity was confirmed to be empty using a sharp curette. The products of conception […]

Scottish Confidential Audit Of Severe Maternal Morbidity

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Surgical management of post-partum haemorrhage Between 2003 and 2004 there has been an increase in use of the B-Lynch uterine compression suture and the hydrostatic balloon catheter and a fall in the use of angiographic techniques. In the light of these changes in practice, we include a brief commentary on these haemostatic techniques here. Traditionally, when […]

THE SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF POST PARTUM HAEMORRHAGE

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

INTRODUCTION The historical background of post partum haemorrhage (PPH) dates back to the 17th century. William Smelley published his famous treatise of the theory and practice of midwifery in 1752. His observations sent a clear message to practitioners of the time that haemorrhage in midwifery can be a messenger of death. “This hazardous haemorrhage is […]

Hysterectomy Should Be A Last Resort

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Too many wombs are removed needlessly, a leading obstetrician says Anjana Ahuja The Times It was 2am, and Professor Christopher Balogun-Lynch had been called to Milton Keynes General Hospital to deal with a mother bleeding uncontrollably after childbirth. The patient was unconscious, and unable to sign a consent form for hysterectomy. While getting prepared for […]

Uterine Compression Sutures For Postpartum Hemorrhage – Efficacy, Morbidity, And Subsequent Pregnancy

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Uterine Compression Sutures for Postpartum Hemorrhage – Efficacy, Morbidity, and Subsequent Pregnancy Thomas F. Baskett, MB From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: To review the efficacy, morbidity, and subsequent pregnancy outcome after uterine compression sutures for severe postpartum hemorrhage. METHODS: A 7-year review (2000–2006) of all […]

B-Lynch Suture For Massive Persistent Postpartum Hemorrhage Following Stepwise Uterine Devascularization

Friday, April 20th, 2012

B-Lynch suture for massive persistent postpartum hemorrhage following stepwise uterine devascularization LOI¨C SENTILHES1,2, ALEXIS GROMEZ1, KAI¨S RAZZOUK1, BENOIˆT RESCH1, ERIC VERSPYCK1 & LOI¨C MARPEAU1 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rouen University Hospital, Charles Nicolle, Rouen, France, and 2Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Angers University Hospital, Angers, France Abstract Objective. To estimate the effectiveness and safety […]