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Table 2 Clinical experience reported by responding residents

From: Surgical treatment of postpartum haemorrhage: national survey of French residents of obstetrics and gynecology

  Performed alone a Performed with the help of a senior obstetrician/gynecologist a Seen it performed a Never seen it performed a
Uterine compression sutures 3 (2; 0.5–5.5) 48 (31; 24–39) 75 (48; 40–56) 40 (26; 19–33)
Bilateral ligation of the uterine arteries 1 (0.5; 0–3.5) 40 (26; 19–33) 76 (51; 43–59) 43 (28; 21–35)
Tsirulnikov’s triple ligation 0 29 (19; 13–26) 59 (38; 30–46) 72 (46; 38–52)
Stepwise uterine devascularisation 0 2 (1; 0–5) 1 (0.5; 0–3.5) 155 (99; 96.5–100)
Bilateral ligation of the internal iliac arteries 1 (0.5; 0–3.5) 19 (12; 7.5–18) 69 (44; 36–52) 69 (44; 36–52)
Emergency hysterectomy 1 (0.5; 0–3.5) 20 (13; 8–19) 93 (60; 51.5–67) 44 (28; 21–36)
  1. The data are reported in (%; 95% confidence intervals)
  2. aParticipating obstetricians reported the number of times they were confronted with each situation for each of the mentioned techniques