Audit of uterine rupture in Maputo: a tool for assessment of obstetric care.

@article{Zanconato1994AuditOU,
  title={Audit of uterine rupture in Maputo: a tool for assessment of obstetric care.},
  author={Giovanni Zanconato and Fernanda Machungo and A. Soler and Staffan Bergstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Gynecologic and obstetric investigation},
  year={1994},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={151-6}
}
Records of 96 women who had rupture of the uterus in labor were audited to find circumstances significantly associated with pregnancy outcome. The prevalence was 1 rupture in 424 deliveries. In 74 cases (77.1%) uterine rupture occurred after hospitalization, the remaining 22 cases being emergency transfers with rupture secondary to a delivery attempt elsewhere. History of a previous cesarean section was present in 46%, whereas 54% of the women had an unscarred uterus. Maternal mortality was 7.3… CONTINUE READING

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