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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So, from this, one can clearly see that neonates are at the verge of death when rupture of uterus occurs.
The majority of the population living in rural areas has limited access to essential obstetric care, therefore the frequency of life threatening obstetric complications including rupture of uterus is higher in these nations5.
Suspected cases were defined as women discharged from Massachusetts hospitals from 1990 through 1997 with an ICD-9-CM diagnostic code in any of the 10 diagnostic fields of 665.0 ("rupture of uterus before onset of labor"), 665.1 ("rupture of uterus during labor," including "rupture of uterus not otherwise specified"), or 674.1 ("disruption of cesarean wound," including "dehiscence or disruption of uterine wound").
The commonest indication for EPH was rupture of uterus (Both scar rupture and traumatic), followed by uterine atony and morbidly adherent placenta.