trial of labor after cesarean delivery

tri·al of la·bor af·ter ce·sar·e·an de·liv·er·y

(trī'ăl lā'bŏr af'tĕr se-zar'ē-ăn dĕ-liv'ĕ-rē)
The attempt to deliver vaginally after a cesarean section; carries some risk of rupture of the uterine scar.
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Recently, with the dramatic increase in the rate of cesarean deliveries worldwide, several attempts have been made to reduce this rate, including trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC).
Trial of labor after cesarean delivery (TOLAC) results in a successful birth in 60%-80% of cases, sparing mothers from major abdominal surgery and reducing the risk of hemorrhage, thromboses, and infection, the authors of the practice bulletin wrote.
Outcomes of term induction in trial of labor after cesarean delivery: analysis of a modern obstetric cohort.
How risky is a trial of labor after cesarean delivery for uterine rupture and other patient-oriented outcomes?