Advancing the Ellavi Uterine Balloon Tamponade (UBT): A Low-Cost UBT Designed Specifically for Treatment of Postpartum Hemorrhage

Uterine balloon tamponades (UBT) are an effective, safe, and easy to use intervention to manage severe postpartum hemorrhage, the leading cause of maternal death. PATH and Sinapi biomedical, a South African medical device manufacturer, are advancing the Ellavi UBT—a low-cost, fully assembled UBT designed specifically for use in low-resource health facilities.

Publication date: October 2017

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    1. Advancing the Ellavi Uterine Balloon Tamponade (UBT): A Low-Cost UBT Designed Specifically for Treatment of Postpartum Hemorrhage 817.7 KB PDF

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    2. Advancing the Ellavi Uterine Balloon Tamponade (UBT): A Low-Cost UBT Designed Specifically for Treatment of Postpartum Hemorrhage [formatted for booklet printing] 814.9 KB PDF