El Akri Abdelhafid
Montreal University, Canada
El Akri Abdelhafid has completed his PhD in medicine at the age of 26 from Hassan II University and started his residency in surgery at CHU IBN ROCH University School of Medicine Morocco in 2009. He is currently preparing a PhD in Medico-legal expertise in surgery from Montreal University Canada after getting a DESS and a Master in Medico-legal expertise in surgery from Montreal University. He has published more than 24 research papers in several reputed journals.
We report a fatal case of hypovolemic shock caused by uncontrollable hemorrhaging after emergency cesarean section. In this patient, the incision in the uterus was located only 1 cm from the cervical os. We suspect that this close incision was the cause of the damage to the uterine venous plexus and the bleeding. We discuss the cause of death and offer advice on performing autopsies in patients who have died of bleeding after cesarean section.