Editorials and ReviewsEmergency Peripartum Hysterectomy: Results From the Prospective Nordic Obstetric Surveillance Study (NOSS)Jakobsson, M.; Tapper, A.M.; Colmorn, L.B.; Lindqvist, P.G.; Klungsøyr, K.; Krebs, L.; Børdahl, P.E.; Gottvall, K.; Källén, K.; Bjarnadóttir, R.I.; Langhoff-Roos, J.; Gissler, M. Author Information Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland Obstetric Anesthesia Digest: June 2016 - Volume 36 - Issue 2 - p 68 doi: 10.1097/01.aoa.0000482599.41747.bb Buy Metrics Abstract (Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica. 94 (2015) 745–754) When hemorrhage is so severe and uncontrollable that it threatens the life of a parturient, an emergency peripartum hysterectomy may be performed. Emergency hysterectomies are used only after conservative treatments have failed and are the last option to prevent maternal morbidity or even death. Copyright © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.