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Table 2 Table summarising technical success rates and complications from published series of trans-arterial embolisation for post-partum haemorrhage

From: CIRSE standards of practice on gynaecological and obstetric haemorrhage

Author Year of publication No. of patients Technical success rate Repeat embolisation required (n) Major complications (n)
Boulleret et al. 2004 35 100% 9% (3) 11% (4)
Ornan et al. 2003 28 96% 0% 14% (4)
Pelage et al. 1998 27 93% 4% (1) 4% (1)
Deux et al. 2001 25 96% 8% (2) 0%
Ratnam et al. 2008 19 79% 0% 0%
Tsang et al 2004 12 100% 0% 0%
Tourne et al. 2003 12 92% 0% 0%
Maassen et al. 2009 11 82% 18% (2) 18% (2)
Hong et al. 2004 10 100% 0% 0%
Ojala et al. 2005 22 100% 0% 13% (3)
Spreu et al. 2017 16 100% 6% (1) 0%