Control of Surgical Bleeding

  • David Gal
Part of the Clinical Perspectives in Obstetrics and Gynecology book series (CPOG)


Celsus first described the use of ligatures in 100 A.D. Galen, however, influenced the medical profession to use cautery for many centuries. Ambroise Paré, the French military surgeon, reintroduced the principles of ligature in 1552. Since then, great strides have been made in surgical techniques and suture material usage, especially in the second half of this century. Finally, improved understanding of the hemostatic process has contributed to the control of surgical bleeding.


Iliac Artery Hypogastric Artery Iliac Vein Common Iliac Artery External Iliac Artery 
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