Uterine rupture

  title={Uterine rupture},
  author={D. Murphy},
  journal={Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  • D. Murphy
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Purpose of review The increasing rates of primary caesarean section are likely to contribute to a rise in the incidence of uterine rupture in developed countries. Uterine rupture continues to be an important cause of maternal death in less and least developed countries. Recent publications adressing the diagnosis, aetiology and management of primary caesarian section are reviewed. Recent findings Uterine rupture is commonly associated with vaginal birth after caesarean section, although the… Expand


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