rupture of uterus

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rupture of uterus

A rare condition in which the uterine muscles are torn apart by the stresses of unrelieved obstructed labor, the parting of an old cesarean delivery scar, or aggressive induction or augmentation of labor. cephalopelvic disproportion; induction of labor;
See also: rupture
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Uterine rupture was defined as full-thickness separation of a prior uterine scar.
Uterine rupture is called as a disarray of the uterine muscle continuing to and including the uterine serosa or disarray of the uterine muscle with extension to the bladder or broad ligament.
Oxytocin is directly linked to the prevention of postpartum haemorrhage, and a transverse incision on the uterus significantly reduces the likelihood of uterine rupture with future pregnancies (11).
Cervical ripening balloon is an alternative to prostaglandins which is associated with lesser risk of uterine rupture, but that is also not licensed for use in induction.
All the patients with placenta previa contracted pelvis induction of labour elective caesarean section and previous uterine rupture were excluded from the study.
started going into labour and was taken to Saqr Hospital but her condition worsened due to a uterine rupture.
Specific outcomes of interest regarding trial of labor after c/section are successful VBAC, uterine rupture, hysterectomy, maternal mortality and neonatal outcomes.
Uterine rupture usually occurs at the site of deficient cesarean scars.
However unrelieved obstructed labour due to macrosomic or abnormal fetus remains the major cause of uterine rupture, usually occurring in grand multiparous patients2.
The rate among women who had uterine rupture (643 per 1,000 deliveries) far exceeded other cause-specific rates of stillbirth.
7,8] Some risk factors have been advocated for the development of VUF, such as an inadequate reflection of the bladder from lower uterine segment, excessive intra-operative bleeding, severe dystocia, forceps delivery, obstetrical vacuum, manual removal of the placenta, placenta percreta, uterine rupture, previous Cesarean section and dilatation and curettage.