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Postpartum Hemorrhage Tamponade

Let's Test a Life-Saving Balloon

Maura O'Neill | Posted 01.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Maura O'Neill

Worldwide, a woman dies from an uncontrollable postpartum hemorrhage every four minutes, totaling 140,000 deaths per year. There is a medical device called a balloon tamponade that can help save a mother from excessive blood loss.