Review of uterine rupture at Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital

  • I Uprety Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • G Baral Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • S Shrestha Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Abstract

Aims: To determine the case profile of uterine rupture.


Methods: Retrospective descriptive study from in-patient record file during two years period.


Results: Incidence of uterine rupture recorded was 72 per hundred thousand deliveries (1 in 1390), 25% had ruptured uterus antepartum and 60.7% had live baby.


Conclusions: Scarred uterus was the commonest risk factor for rupture uterus and antepartum rupture is not uncommon.


Keywords: cesarean section, scarred uterus uterine rupture

Published
Jan 3, 2019
How to Cite
UPRETY, I; BARAL, G; SHRESTHA, S. Review of uterine rupture at Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital. Nepal Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, [S.l.], v. 13, n. 1, p. 23-25, jan. 2019. ISSN 1999-8546. Available at: <http://njog.org.np/njog/index.php/njog/article/view/928>. Date accessed: 23 jan. 2019.
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