It was reported that women with an elective CS history had thicker lower uterine segments at term, and this might imply better healing in elective CS compared with women who had an emergency CS., A second hypothesis was that the immune status changes from tolerance to rejection following labor onset., The microenvironment in the laboring uterus, which is immunological active, may stimulate restructuring and healing after CS.
Variables influencing the integrity of lower uterine segment in post-cesarean pregnancy.
Impact of labor at prior cesarean on lower uterine segment thickness in subsequent pregnancy.
There is a differential growth of upper and lower uterine segments as pregnancy advances.
Placenta previa is an obstetric complication in which the placenta is inserted partially or wholly in the lower uterine segment. (1) It is a leading cause of antepartum haemorrhage (V bleeding).