Monday, February 4, 2013

Helium

Challenge: What is this?

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3 comments:

kat said...

intrauterine balloon tamponade

sibogox said...

Dilation and Curettage? With expansion with cold saline to induce self expulsion of fetal tissue?

Craig Chen said...

intrauterine balloon is the right answer..nice job Kat
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Helium

This is a Bakri balloon. The collapsed balloon is placed into the uterus, then inflated to tamponade endometrial bleeding in postpartum hemorrhage.

Source: UpToDate.