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Invasive therapies for primary postpartum haemorrhage: a population-based study in France

Kayem G, Dupont C, Bouvier-Colle MH, Rudigoz RC, Deneux-Tharaux C

BJOG 2016;123:598–605

Editor’s comment: Prof. Jim Thornton: Treatment of post-partum haemorrhage in France
Rates of maternal mortality from haemorrhage, and the use of invasive therapies to treat post-partum haemorrhage in France, are both considerably higher than other countries in Western Europe. This suggests that primary management of post-partum haemorrhage may be suboptimal.


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Commentaries by Editor Prof. Jim Thornton