Intravenous nitroglycerin for uterine inversion

Daniel A. Bayhi, Cynthia D.A. Sherwood, Carol E. Campbell

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

40 Scopus citations


Uterine inversion following vaginal delivery or during Cesarean section is rare. Cardiovascular instability resulting from blood loss is possible. This article describes the use of intravenous nitroglycerin as an alternative to the induction of general anesthesia and administration of volatile anesthetics to provide uterine relaxation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)487-488
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Anesthesia
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes


  • Cesarean section
  • myometrium
  • nitroglycerin
  • uterus, relaxation of, inversion of

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


Dive into the research topics of 'Intravenous nitroglycerin for uterine inversion'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this