Uterine rupture: a retrospective analysis of causes, complications and management outcomes at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

@article{Kidantou2012UterineRA,
  title={Uterine rupture: a retrospective analysis of causes, complications and management outcomes at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.},
  author={Hussein L Kidantou and Ipyana Hudson Mwampagatwa and Jos J M van Roosmalen},
  journal={Tanzania journal of health research},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={220-5}
}
Rupture of the gravid uterus is an obstetric catastrophe that is associated with complications that include massive blood loss, hysterectomy, and damage to the genitourinary tract. It is a serious complication that is associated with high maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. We conducted a retrospective review of case notes (from 2003 to 2009) to determine the incidence, causes, complications and foetal/maternal outcome among women with a diagnosis of ruptured uterus at Muhimbili… CONTINUE READING

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