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Table 2 Causes of death among women in whom ESM-UBT devices were placed

From: Safety of a condom uterine balloon tamponade (ESM-UBT) device for uncontrolled primary postpartum hemorrhage among facilities in Kenya and Sierra Leone

  Kenya, n (%) Sierra Leone, n (%) Total, n (%)
Maternal deaths 6 (3.9) 6 (12.8) 12 (100.0)
Hemorrhagic shock 4 (2.6) 5 (10.6) 9 (75.0)
Sepsis 1(0.6)a 1(2.1)a 2 (16.7)
Possible pulmonary embolism 1 (0.6) 0 (0.0) 1 (8.3)
  1. a Sepsis symptoms were evident prior to delivery in both cases