Ruptured uterus in rural Uganda: prevalence, predisposing factors and outcomes.

@article{Kadowa2010RupturedUI,
  title={Ruptured uterus in rural Uganda: prevalence, predisposing factors and outcomes.},
  author={Isaac Kadowa},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={35-8}
}
INTRODUCTION A ruptured uterus is a life-threatening obstetric complication that remains a major public health concern in low-income countries, particularly in Africa. It is a significant cause of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. In Uganda, the prevalence remains high largely because most women do not deliver in health facilities. Further review of this problem may be helpful in the development of appropriate preventive strategies. METHODS A five-year retrospective review of… CONTINUE READING

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