Analysis of uterine rupture cases in Agri: a five-year experience

Kara M., Toz E., Yilmaz E., Oge T., Avci I., Eminli I., ...More

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY, vol.37, no.3, pp.221-223, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.221-223
  • Keywords: Uterine rupture: Hysterectomy, Grandmultiparity
  • Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University Affiliated: No


Introduction We attempted to establish the frequency of uterine rupture and to address etiological factors. complications. management and maternal and per natal outcome of complete versus incomplete rupture. with the aim of proposing preventive measures Methods The clinical records of uterine rupture cases managed at the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Agri Maternity and Children's Hospital in Turkey from June 2004 to June 2009 were analyzed retrospectively Results Thew were. 44 cases of ruptured uterus Among 24,554 deliveries the total incidence of uterine rupture was 1/558 or 17% The most common site for the location of rupture was the fundal legion (36 36%) followed by the lower segment. isthmic and mixewd types. respectively Discussion Prevention must necessarily include regular antenatal care and meticulous screening of high-risk patients Improved organization and access to maternal care, decentralization of obstetric services into peripheral care units in villages to prevent home deliveries and good supervision during labor can reduce the incidence of this preventable obstetric catastrophe