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Minerva Ginecologica 2006 February;58(1):81-4

Copyright © 2006 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Use of recombinant activated factor VII in a case of severe postpartum haemorrhage

Verre M., Bossio F., Mammone A., Piccirillo M., Tancioni F., Varano M.

Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, “S. Giovanni di Dio” Hospital, Crotone, Italy


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We describe the case of a 24 year old woman, affected by haemorrhagic shock due to post-partum uterine atony, who underwent an emergency hysterectomy with persistent postoperative bleeding, successfully treated with recombinant activated factor VII (Novoseven®).

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