Rusch catheter

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A catheter traditionally used for prostate surgery but now successful in the management of postpartum haemorrhage as an alternative to hysterectomy. The catheter is inserted into the uterine cavity and the balloon filled passively with up to 500 ml warm saline to achieve a tamponade effect.

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