Author : Kamath, C
INTERNAL ILLIAC ARTERY LIGATION IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PELVIC HEMORRAGE. A DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL EXPERIENCE
Basrah Journal of Surgery,
2004, Volume 10, Issue 2, Pages 66-70
Haemorrhage from obstetric and gynaecological surgery is a major causes of morbidity and mortality. Various methods have been described to treat women with intractable haemorrahage. Internal iliac artery ligation (IAL) is an under used but potentially very effective technique, We described four cases where the procedure was used in controlling sever pelvic haemorrhage when local surgical methods had failed.