Uterine rupture associated with the use of misoprostol in the gravid patient with a previous cesarean section.

@article{Plaut1999UterineRA,
  title={Uterine rupture associated with the use of misoprostol in the gravid patient with a previous cesarean section.},
  author={Melanie M Plaut and Martin L. Schwartz and Suzanne L. Lubarsky},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1999},
  volume={180 6 Pt 1},
  pages={1535-42}
}
OBJECTIVE Our purpose is to report our experience with uterine rupture in patients undergoing a trial of labor after previous cesarean delivery in which labor was induced with misoprostol. The literature on the use of misoprostol in the setting of previous cesarean section is reviewed. STUDY DESIGN This report was based on case reports, a computerized search of medical records, and literature review. RESULTS Uterine rupture occurred in 5 of 89 patients with previous cesarean delivery who… CONTINUE READING
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