Case Report

Failure of B-Lynch Compression Suture in a Patient with Couvelaire Uterus and Uterine Atony


  • Derya Sivri Aydın
  • Mushviqe Hasanova
  • Pınar Çilesiz Göksedef
  • Murat Ekmez
  • Ahmet Çetin

Received Date: 03.07.2015 Accepted Date: 13.09.2015 Med Bull Haseki 2016;54(1):47-49

In this paper, we aimed to discuss the reliability of B-Lynch suture, especially in patients with Couveliare uterus, and to present a patient who underwent bilateral uterine artery ligation in addition to B-Lynch compression suture for uterine atony resulting from abruptio placentae and developed retroperitoneal hematoma due to uterine laceration in the postpartum period.

Keywords: B-Lynch, compression suture, couvelaire uterus atony

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