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