uterine rupture

Summary

Summary: A complete separation or tear in the wall of the UTERUS with or without expulsion of the FETUS. It may be due to injuries, multiple pregnancies, large fetus, previous scarring, or obstruction.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture during labor among women with a prior cesarean delivery
    M Lydon-Rochelle
    Center for Women s Health Research, Department of Family and Child Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7262, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:3-8. 2001
  2. ncbi Trends in uterine rupture in Enugu, Nigeria
    H U Ezegwui
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:260-2. 2005
  3. pmc Systematic review of the incidence and consequences of uterine rupture in women with previous caesarean section
    Jeanne Marie Guise
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health and Science University, UHN 50, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    BMJ 329:19-25. 2004
  4. ncbi Comparison of maternal mortality and morbidity between trial of labor and elective cesarean section among women with previous cesarean delivery
    Shi Wu Wen
    Division of Health Surveillance and Epidemiology, Centre for Healthy Human Development, Health Canada, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1263-9. 2004
  5. ncbi Using audits to reduce the incidence of uterine rupture in a Malawian district hospital
    Thomas van den Akker
    Thyolo District Health Office, Ministry of Health and Population, Malawi
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:289-94. 2009
  6. pmc Uterine rupture by intended mode of delivery in the UK: a national case-control study
    Kathryn E Fitzpatrick
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    PLoS Med 9:e1001184. 2012
  7. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture in Australian women attempting vaginal birth after one prior caesarean section: a retrospective population-based cohort study
    G A Dekker
    Women s and Children s Division, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale, SA, Australia
    BJOG 117:1358-65. 2010
  8. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture associated with an interdelivery interval between 18 and 24 months
    Emmanuel Bujold
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1003-6. 2010
  9. ncbi Second-trimester rudimentary uterine horn pregnancy: rupture after labor induction with misoprostol
    Terri Ann Samuels
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:1160-2. 2005
  10. ncbi Maternal complications with vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: a multicenter study
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1656-62. 2005

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  1. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture during labor among women with a prior cesarean delivery
    M Lydon-Rochelle
    Center for Women s Health Research, Department of Family and Child Nursing, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7262, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:3-8. 2001
    ..Concern persists that a trial of labor may increase the risk of uterine rupture, an uncommon but serious obstetrical complication.
  2. ncbi Trends in uterine rupture in Enugu, Nigeria
    H U Ezegwui
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:260-2. 2005
    ..Forty-one cases of ruptured uterus were identified and analysed. The incidence of uterine rupture was 1 in 106 deliveries with a mean maternal age of 31.2 years. The majority (75...
  3. pmc Systematic review of the incidence and consequences of uterine rupture in women with previous caesarean section
    Jeanne Marie Guise
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oregon Health and Science University, UHN 50, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
    BMJ 329:19-25. 2004
    To evaluate the incidence and consequences of uterine rupture in women who have had a delivery by caesarean section.
  4. ncbi Comparison of maternal mortality and morbidity between trial of labor and elective cesarean section among women with previous cesarean delivery
    Shi Wu Wen
    Division of Health Surveillance and Epidemiology, Centre for Healthy Human Development, Health Canada, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:1263-9. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the safety of trial of labor after previous cesarean delivery...
  5. ncbi Using audits to reduce the incidence of uterine rupture in a Malawian district hospital
    Thomas van den Akker
    Thyolo District Health Office, Ministry of Health and Population, Malawi
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 107:289-94. 2009
    To improve obstetric care and reduce the incidence of uterine rupture through the use of audits.
  6. pmc Uterine rupture by intended mode of delivery in the UK: a national case-control study
    Kathryn E Fitzpatrick
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    PLoS Med 9:e1001184. 2012
    Recent reports of the risk of morbidity due to uterine rupture are thought to have contributed in some countries to a decrease in the number of women attempting a vaginal birth after caesarean section...
  7. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture in Australian women attempting vaginal birth after one prior caesarean section: a retrospective population-based cohort study
    G A Dekker
    Women s and Children s Division, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale, SA, Australia
    BJOG 117:1358-65. 2010
    Higher risks of uterine rupture have been reported among women attempting vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) particularly following induction with prostaglandins, compared with women who do not labour...
  8. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture associated with an interdelivery interval between 18 and 24 months
    Emmanuel Bujold
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 115:1003-6. 2010
    To estimate the association between interdelivery interval and uterine rupture in women with a previous cesarean delivery.
  9. ncbi Second-trimester rudimentary uterine horn pregnancy: rupture after labor induction with misoprostol
    Terri Ann Samuels
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11219, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:1160-2. 2005
    ..Uterine anomalies are often first suspected after bimanual or ultrasonographic examination. Currently there are no specific recommendations for further evaluation of asymptomatic women with suspected uterine anomalies in pregnancy...
  10. ncbi Maternal complications with vaginal birth after cesarean delivery: a multicenter study
    George A Macones
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1656-62. 2005
    This study was undertaken to determine incidence and risk factors for uterine rupture in women attempting vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) in a wide range of hospital settings.
  11. ncbi Obstetric management and outcome of pregnancy in women with a history of caesarean section in the Netherlands
    Anneke Kwee
    University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Room Number KE 04 123 1, Lundlaan 6, 3584 EA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 132:171-6. 2007
    To determine mode of delivery and occurrence of uterine rupture in women with a previous caesarean section (CS) in the Netherlands.
  12. pmc Predicting cesarean section and uterine rupture among women attempting vaginal birth after prior cesarean section
    Gordon C S Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 2:e252. 2005
    ..is currently no validated method for antepartum prediction of the risk of failed vaginal birth after cesarean section and no information on the relationship between the risk of emergency cesarean delivery and the risk of uterine rupture.
  13. ncbi Uterine rupture after previous caesarean section
    I Al-Zirqi
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    BJOG 117:809-20. 2010
    To determine the risk factors, percentage and maternal and perinatal complications of uterine rupture after previous caesarean section.
  14. pmc Incidence and predictors of severe obstetric morbidity: case-control study
    M Waterstone
    Department of Public Health Medicine, Guy's, King's College, and St Thomas's Hospitals Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Capital House, London SE1 3QD
    BMJ 322:1089-93; discussion 1093-4. 2001
    ..4 (0.2 to 0.6) for severe sepsis, and 0.2 (0.1 to 0.4) for uterine rupture. Age over 34 years, non-white ethnic group, past or current hypertension, previous postpartum haemorrhage, ..
  15. ncbi WHO systematic review of maternal mortality and morbidity: the prevalence of uterine rupture
    G Justus Hofmeyr
    Effective Care Research Unit, Eastern Cape Department of Health University of Witwatersrand University of Fort Hare, South Africa
    BJOG 112:1221-8. 2005
    To determine the prevalence of uterine rupture worldwide.
  16. ncbi Uterine rupture in The Netherlands: a nationwide population-based cohort study
    J J Zwart
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BJOG 116:1069-78; discussion 1078-80. 2009
    To assess incidence of uterine rupture in scarred and unscarred uteri and its maternal and fetal complications in a nationwide design.
  17. ncbi Uterine rupture: trends and feto-maternal outcome in a Nigerian teaching hospital
    G O Akaba
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital, Gwagwalada, Abuja, Nigeria
    Niger J Med 22:304-8. 2013
    To determine the trends, predisposing factors, maternal and fetal outcome of cases of uterine rupture managed at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital.
  18. ncbi Asymptomatic uterine rupture of a cornual pregnancy in the third trimester: a case report
    Heather Brewer
    Department of Obstetrics, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology and Pathology, Oakwood Hospital and Medical Center, Dearborn, Michigan 48124 4092, USA
    J Reprod Med 50:715-8. 2005
    Reports of cornual pregnancy persisting until fetal viability and of ultrasound diagnosis of asymptomatic uterine rupture are rare.
  19. ncbi Uterine rupture at scar of prior laparoscopic cornuostomy after vaginal delivery of a full-term healthy infant
    Chi Feng Su
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kuang Tien General Hospital, Chung Shan Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:688-91. 2008
    ..An emergency laparotomy was carried out, and the diagnosis of a uterine rupture at the scar of a prior cornuostomy was confirmed...
  20. ncbi Uterine rupture after laparoscopic removal of a pedunculated myoma
    William H Parker
    Saint John s Health Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:362-4. 2007
    ..The pregnancy was uneventful until the 34th week, when pain and contractions signaled uterine rupture. Mother and baby did well after emergency cesarean section...
  21. ncbi Vaginal birth after caesarean section versus elective repeat caesarean section: assessment of maternal downstream health outcomes
    Emmanuelle Pare
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    BJOG 113:75-85. 2006
    ..To compare the maternal implications of strategies of vaginal birth after caesarean section (VBAC) attempt versus elective repeat caesarean section in women with one previous lower segment caesarean section...
  22. ncbi Interdelivery interval and risk of symptomatic uterine rupture
    T D Shipp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachussetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:175-7. 2001
    To relate interdelivery interval to risk of uterine rupture during a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery.
  23. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean section: trial of labor or repeat cesarean section? A decision analysis
    David D Mankuta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:714-9. 2003
    ..The study was undertaken to analyze the decision for a trial of labor or a repeated cesarean section, after a prior cesarean section, with varying desire for an additional pregnancy...
  24. ncbi Report of 7 uterine rupture cases after laparoscopic myomectomy: update of the literature
    George Pistofidis
    Lefkos Stavros Hospital, Athens, Greece
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 19:762-7. 2012
    The objective of this article is to report 7 previously unpublished uterine rupture cases in pregnancy after laparoscopic myomectomy and to update the medical literature...
  25. ncbi Risk of uterine rupture and adverse perinatal outcome at term after cesarean delivery
    Catherine Y Spong
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:801-7. 2007
    Current information on the risk of uterine rupture after cesarean delivery has generally compared the risk after trial of labor to that occurring with an elective cesarean delivery without labor...
  26. ncbi Vaginal birth after cesarean section: risk of uterine rupture with labor induction
    Joseph G Ouzounian
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Perinatol 28:593-6. 2011
    We assessed the rate of uterine rupture in patients undergoing labor induction for attempted vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). A retrospective study was performed of data from a computerized database...
  27. ncbi Placenta percreta leading to spontaneous complete uterine rupture in the second trimester. Example of a fatal complication of abnormal placentation following uterine scarring
    M C Fleisch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 65:81-3. 2008
    ..Emergency laparotomy revealed a uterine rupture located in the anterior uterine wall caused by a placenta percreta and supracervical hysterectomy was ..
  28. ncbi Spontaneous uterine rupture during pregnancy, related to a horse fall 8 weeks earlier
    Ian Michiels
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:380-1. 2007
  29. ncbi Uterine rupture: differences between a scarred and an unscarred uterus
    Keren Ofir
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:425-9. 2004
    This study aimed to compare risk factors, site of rupture, and outcome of uterine rupture among patients with a scarred versus an unscarred uterus...
  30. ncbi Late complications of operative hysteroscopy
    J M Cooper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Arizona, School of Medicine, Phoenix Baptist Hospital, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 27:367-74. 2000
    ..Meticulous diagnostic assessment and preoperative consideration of risk factors for residual endometrium and future pregnancy remain the keys to minimizing late complications...
  31. ncbi Simultaneous uterine and urinary bladder rupture in an otherwise successful vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    Szu Ying Ho
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hsinchu Cathay General Hospital, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 73:655-9. 2010
    b>Uterine rupture is the primary concern when a patient chooses a trial of labor after a cesarean section. Bladder rupture accompanied by uterine rupture should be taken into consideration if gross hematuria occurs...
  32. ncbi Risks of induction of labour in women with a uterine scar from previous low transverse caesarean section
    Anna Locatelli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Milano Bicocca, Monza, Italy
    BJOG 111:1394-9. 2004
    ..scars from previous caesarean section of any type, induction of labour is associated with increased risk of uterine rupture compared with spontaneous labour...
  33. ncbi [Uterine rupture of the unscarred uterus. About 28 cases]
    S Ahmadi
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, CHU Farhat Hached de Sousse, 4000 Sousse, Tunisie
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 31:713-7. 2003
    To determine the etiologic factors explaining the appearance of uterine rupture on unscarred gravid uterus and to value the maternal and foetal prognosis of this complication.
  34. ncbi Advanced abdominal pregnancy resulting from late uterine rupture
    Norzilawati M Naim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Malaysia, Hospital UKM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Obstet Gynecol 111:502-4. 2008
    Advanced abdominal pregnancy is rare, and one that occurs after uterine rupture with delivery of a viable fetus is exceptional.
  35. ncbi Analysis of uterine rupture in a tertiary center in Eastern Nepal: lessons for obstetric care
    Neena Chuni
    B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dharan, Nepal
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 32:574-9. 2006
    ..To determine the etiologic factors, clinical presentation, management and fetomaternal outcome in cases of rupture of the gravid uterus and propose preventive measures...
  36. ncbi Spontaneous versus induced labor after a previous cesarean delivery
    Tina Delaney
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 102:39-44. 2003
    ..To compare maternal and neonatal outcomes in spontaneous versus induced labor after one previous cesarean delivery...
  37. ncbi Uterine rupture associated with VBAC
    Calla M Holmgren
    Department of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Intermountain Medical Center and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 55:978-87. 2012
    b>Uterine rupture during attempted vaginal birth after cesarean is a rare, but serious complication and can result in death or long-term disability...
  38. ncbi Uterine rupture during pregnancy and delivery among women attending the Al-Tthawra Hospital in Sana'a City Yemen Republic
    Ishraq Dhaifalah
    Department of Human Genetic and Fetal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacky University and University Hospital, Olomouc, Czech Republic
    Biomed Pap Med Fac Univ Palacky Olomouc Czech Repub 150:279-83. 2006
    ..These women face one of the catastrophic risks of pregnancy "uterine rupture"...
  39. ncbi Placenta percreta with subsequent uterine rupture at 15 weeks of gestation after two previous cesarean sections
    Arnd Honig
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 31:439-43. 2005
    ..Histological examination revealed a placenta percreta. Placenta percreta with subsequent uterine rupture is a rare but dramatic complication after previous cesarean section...
  40. ncbi Single- versus double-layer uterine incision closure and uterine rupture
    Cynthia Gyamfi
    the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:639-43. 2006
    To evaluate whether closure of the uterine incision with one or two layers changes uterine rupture or vaginal birth after cesarean section (VBAC) success rates.
  41. pmc The pattern of labor preceding uterine rupture
    Lorie M Harper
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:210.e1-6. 2012
    We sought to characterize the labor of women attempting trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC) who experience uterine rupture.
  42. ncbi Uterine rupture at a secondary hospital in Afikpo, Southeast Nigeria
    J N Eze
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
    Singapore Med J 51:506-11. 2010
    b>Uterine rupture is an obstetric catastrophe that is associated with high maternal and perinatal mortality rates. Its incidence is high in developing countries...
  43. ncbi Maternal and perinatal outcomes of uterine rupture in the Kassala Hospital, east Sudan: 2006-2009
    A A Ali
    Faculty of Medicine, Kassala University, Kassala, Sudan
    J Obstet Gynaecol 31:48-9. 2011
    ..3%), repair in (32.2%) and repair with tubal ligation in (28.5%). There was 14.3% and 92.8% maternal and perinatal mortality, respectively. A total of 21.4% and 7.14% developed sepsis and vesicovaginal fistulae, respectively...
  44. ncbi Risk factors for uterine rupture and neonatal consequences of uterine rupture: a population-based study of successive pregnancies in Sweden
    M Kaczmarczyk
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
    BJOG 114:1208-14. 2007
    b>Uterine rupture is a rare but a catastrophic event...
  45. ncbi Eight years' experience of uterine rupture cases
    S Zeteroglu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Yuzuncu Yil University, Van Turkey
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:458-61. 2005
    ..review the incidence, methods of diagnosis and maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality associated with uterine rupture. Case notes were reviewed for all patients with a ruptured uterus at Yüzüncü Yil University Medical ..
  46. ncbi Spontaneous second trimester uterine rupture after classical cesarean
    L K Endres
    Center for Reproductive Medicine and Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 96:806-8. 2000
    Several cases of spontaneous second trimester uterine rupture have been reported, but none as early as 15 weeks' gestation after classical cesarean and with placenta percreta.
  47. ncbi Effect of prior vaginal delivery or prior vaginal birth after cesarean delivery on obstetric outcomes in women undergoing trial of labor
    Israel Hendler
    Sainte Justine Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 104:273-7. 2004
    ..We sought to study the effects of prior vaginal delivery or prior vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) on the success of a trial of labor after a cesarean delivery...
  48. ncbi Epidemiological features of uterine rupture in West Africa (MOMA Study)
    Dahada Ould El Joud
    Direction de la Planification, de la Coopération et de la Statistique, Ministère de la Santé et des Affaires Sociales, Nouakchott, France
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:108-14. 2002
    The aim of the study was (1) to assess the incidence of uterine rupture in West Africa; (2) to identify its risk factors there; (3) to assess their predictiveness. The study (MOMA study) was prospective and population based...
  49. ncbi Uterine rupture after induction of labour in women with previous caesarean section
    Salma Imran Kayani
    Liverpool Women s Hospital, Crown Street, Liverpool L8 7SS, UK
    BJOG 112:451-5. 2005
    ..The main adverse outcome fuelling this debate is a "small" risk of uterine rupture that is potentially devastating for both the mother and the fetus.
  50. ncbi Uterine rupture in a primigravida with adenomyosis recently subjected to laparoscopic resection of rectovaginal endometriosis: case report
    Gioia Villa
    Centre of Reconstructive Pelvic Endo surgery, Reproductive Medicine Unit, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 15:360-1. 2008
    A case of intrapartum, complete, low-posterior wall, transverse uterine rupture, complicated by uterine atony and treated by emergency hysterectomy in a primigravida with uterine adenomyosis who delivered vaginally at 37 weeks plus 5 ..
  51. ncbi Uterine anomalies, induction of labor, and uterine rupture
    Gerard G Nahum
    Obstet Gynecol 106:1150-2. 2005
  52. ncbi Unexplained prelabor uterine rupture in a term primigravida
    Colin A Walsh
    Obstet Gynecol 109:455. 2007
  53. ncbi Rupture of the primigravid uterus: a review of the literature
    Colin A Walsh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sloane Hospital for Women, Columbia University Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 62:327-34; quiz 353-4. 2007
    b>Uterine rupture is a catastrophic obstetric complication, associated with high rates of perinatal morbidity and mortality...
  54. pmc Spontaneous uterine rupture in the first trimester: a case report
    Young Joon Park
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kwandong University College of Medicine, Myongji Hospital, Koyang, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 20:1079-81. 2005
    b>Uterine rupture is one of the most feared obstetric complications affecting the pregnant woman and fetus. Most of the cases have various risk factors and mainly occur during the second or third trimester...
  55. ncbi Placenta percreta causing spontaneous uterine rupture in late pregnancy: conservative surgical management
    Anjali Gupta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 43:334-5. 2003
  56. ncbi Uterine rupture of cesarean scar related to spontaneous abortion in the first trimester
    Koji Matsuo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 30:34-6. 2004
    ..the case of a 31-year-old Japanese female diagnosed by transvaginal ultrasonography to have a spontaneous uterine rupture in the first trimester. Her condition was complicated by diabetes mellitus type 1...
  57. ncbi First trimester rupture of previous caesarean section scar
    S I M F Ismail
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Wrexham, Wales, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:202-4. 2007
  58. ncbi An unusual case of hemoperitoneum: uterine rupture at 9 weeks gestational age
    Stephanie A Dabulis
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, Virginia 23078, USA
    J Emerg Med 33:285-7. 2007
  59. ncbi Third-trimester uterine rupture without previous cesarean: a case series and review of the literature
    Margaret Dow
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA
    Am J Perinatol 26:739-44. 2009
    We sought to describe a case series and literature review of uterine rupture in the absence of a previous cesarean delivery...
  60. ncbi Uterine rupture in pregnancy: a five-year study
    Anjali Gupta
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pt B D Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, 1109 16, Opposite Model School, Delhi Road, Rohtak, 124001 Haryana, India
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 283:437-41. 2011
    b>Uterine rupture during pregnancy is a rare occurrence that frequently results in high incidence of maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.
  61. ncbi Uterine preservation in a woman with spontaneous uterine rupture secondary to placenta percreta on the posterior wall: a case report
    Le Ming Wang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taipei Medical University Hospital and Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 35:379-84. 2009
    ..An urgent exploratory laparotomy revealed active bleeding from the uterine rupture on the posterior uterine wall...
  62. ncbi Rudimentary uterine horn pregnancy. The 20th-century worldwide experience of 588 cases
    Gerard G Nahum
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center 3241, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Reprod Med 47:151-63. 2002
    ..To investigate the outcomes of rudimentary uterine horn pregnancies and to identify trends and opportunities for improvement in patient care...
  63. ncbi The role of uterine closure in the risk of uterine rupture
    Emmanuel Bujold
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 116:43-50. 2010
    To evaluate the effects of prior single-layer compared with double-layer closure on the risk of uterine rupture.
  64. ncbi Prediction of complete uterine rupture by sonographic evaluation of the lower uterine segment
    Emmanuel Bujold
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:320.e1-6. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to establish the validity of sonographic evaluation of lower uterine segment (LUS) thickness for complete uterine rupture.
  65. ncbi Labor outcomes with increasing number of prior vaginal births after cesarean delivery
    Brian M Mercer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Case Western Reserve University MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44109 1989, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:285-91. 2008
    ..To estimate the success rates and risks of an attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) according to the number of prior successful VBACs...
  66. ncbi A 10-year population-based study of uterine rupture
    Katharina E Kieser
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 100:749-53. 2002
    To review the incidence, associated factors, methods of diagnosis, and maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality associated with uterine rupture in one Canadian province.
  67. pmc Prediction of uterine rupture associated with attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    William A Grobman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:30.e1-5. 2008
    The purpose of this study was to develop a model that predicts individual-specific risk of uterine rupture during an attempted vaginal birth after cesarean delivery.
  68. ncbi Audit of cases with uterine rupture: a process indicator of quality of obstetric care in Angola
    R T Strand
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Afr J Reprod Health 14:55-62. 2010
    Audit of uterine rupture (UR) used as a process indicator, can identify factors considered avoidable to improve future quality of obstetric care...
  69. pmc Factors predisposing to perinatal death related to uterine rupture during attempted vaginal birth after caesarean section: retrospective cohort study
    Gordon C S Smith
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Cambridge University, Cambridge CB2 2QQ
    BMJ 329:375. 2004
    To determine the factors associated with an increased risk of perinatal death related to uterine rupture during attempted vaginal birth after caesarean section.
  70. ncbi Maternal and neonatal outcomes after uterine rupture in labor
    O W Yap
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 184:1576-81. 2001
    ..We conducted a study to evaluate maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality after uterine rupture at a tertiary care center...
  71. ncbi Risk factors for uterine rupture after laparoscopic myomectomy
    William H Parker
    John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John s Health Center, Santa Monica, California 90401 2831, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 17:551-4. 2010
    Case reports for uterine rupture subsequent to laparoscopic myomectomy were reviewed to determine whether common causal factors could be identified...
  72. ncbi Uterine rupture and subsequent pregnancy outcome--how safe is it? A 25-year study
    Rachana Chibber
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kuwait University, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:421-4. 2010
    ..a) To review the cases of ruptured uterus over the last 25 years and analyze the causative factors with a view to its prevention (b) To analyze subsequent pregnancy outcome with a view to its safety...
  73. ncbi Spontaneous uterine rupture at 35 weeks' gestation, 3 years after laparoscopic myomectomy, without signs of fetal distress
    Tomasz Banas
    Gynecology and Infertility Department, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 31:527-30. 2005
    ..Close attention should be paid to every pregnancy in previously operated uteri as the dehiscence of the pregnant uterus can occur without symptoms of fetal distress...
  74. ncbi Maternal and perinatal outcomes associated with a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery
    Mark B Landon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Ohio State University, College of Medicine and Public Health, Columbus 43210 1228, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:2581-9. 2004
    ..The absolute and relative risks associated with a trial of labor in women with a history of cesarean delivery, as compared with elective repeated cesarean delivery without labor, are uncertain...
  75. ncbi Labor before a primary cesarean delivery: reduced risk of uterine rupture in a subsequent trial of labor for vaginal birth after cesarean
    Charles S Algert
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, The Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Northern Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1061-6. 2008
    To estimate the effect of the onset of labor before a primary cesarean delivery on the risk of uterine rupture if vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) is attempted in the next pregnancy.
  76. ncbi Guidelines for vaginal birth after previous Caesarean birth
    Marie Jocelyne Martel
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 27:164-88. 2005
    ..To provide evidence-based guidelines for the provision of a trial of labour (TOL) after Caesarean section...
  77. ncbi Uterine rupture
    Michael J Turner
    Coombe Women s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 16:69-79. 2002
    b>Uterine rupture is an uncommon obstetric event. It is important because it continues to be associated with maternal mortality, especially in developing countries, and with major maternal morbidity, particularly peripartum hysterectomy...
  78. ncbi Failed medical termination of pregnancy associated with implantation in a non-communicating uterine horn
    Helen Bradshaw
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 30:178. 2004
    ..Delay in diagnosis resulted in uterine rupture and the need for an emergency laparotomy. Recommendations are made for earlier diagnosis.
  79. ncbi Prelabor third-trimester uterine rupture in an unscarred uterus with occlusion by fetal small parts: a case report
    Leslie Blihovde
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Florida Hospital Graduate Medical Education Program, Florida Hospital, Orlando, Florida 32804, USA
    J Reprod Med 55:437-40. 2010
    ..Rupture of an unscarred uterus is a rare and potentially catastrophic event. Common presenting signs and symptoms include abdominal pain, fetal heart rate abnormalities, and evidence of hypovolemia...
  80. ncbi Spontaneous uterine rupture caused by placenta percreta at 18 weeks' gestation after in vitro fertilization
    Jorge Martínez Medel
    Department of Obstetrics, Miguel Servet University Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 36:170-3. 2010
    We report a case of spontaneous uterine rupture caused by placenta percreta at 18 weeks' gestation after in vitro fertilization...
  81. ncbi Previous preterm cesarean delivery and risk of subsequent uterine rupture
    Anthony C Sciscione
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Christiana Care Health System, Newark, Delaware 19713, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:648-53. 2008
    To determine if women with a history of a previous preterm cesarean delivery experienced an increased risk of subsequent uterine rupture compared with women who had a previous nonclassic term cesarean delivery.
  82. ncbi Uterine rupture: UCH, Ibadan experience
    T Ogunnowo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
    West Afr J Med 22:236-9. 2003
    To determine the incidence, predisposing factors, maternal and fetal outcome of uterine rupture patients at the University College Hospital (U. C. H.), Ibadan.
  83. ncbi Posterior uterine rupture in a woman with a previous Cesarean delivery
    R Figueroa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 14:130-1. 2003
    ..A posterior uterine wall rupture extending from the fundus to the vagina was repaired in layers. The neonate had an Apgar score of 2 and 4 and expired on the 7th day of life...
  84. ncbi Spontaneous uterine rupture of a twin pregnancy after a laparoscopic adenomyomectomy: a case report
    Shin Ichiro Wada
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:166-8. 2006
    ..Although this procedure is reasonably expected to increase the risk of uterine rupture during pregnancy, reports on this issue are scarce...
  85. ncbi Late complications of operative hysteroscopy: predicting patients at risk of uterine rupture during subsequent pregnancy
    Loïc Sentilhes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pavillon Mère Enfant, Rouen University Hospital, Charles Nicolle, 1, rue de Germont, 76031 Rouen Cedex, France
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 120:134-8. 2005
    The main purpose of this study was to identify predictors of uterine rupture following operative hysteroscopy. We also attempted to assess possible clinical or imaging methods in order to detect and avoid impending ruptures...
  86. ncbi Placenta percreta and uterine rupture associated with prior whole body radiation therapy
    E R Norwitz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:929-31. 2001
    ..Injury to reproductive organs including the uterus is a known complication of ionizing radiation, but the risks to the mother and fetus during subsequent pregnancies are not well defined...
  87. ncbi Extrauterine pregnancy resulting from early uterine rupture
    S Marcus
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle 98195 6460, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 94:804-5. 1999
    ..Cesarean scar rupture of a gravid uterus in early gestation is rare...
  88. ncbi MRI diagnosis of spontaneous uterine rupture of an unscarred uterus
    Karim M Hruska
    Baystate Medical Center, Western Campus of Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA, USA
    Emerg Radiol 12:186-8. 2006
    Spontaneous uterine rupture is a rare, potentially catastrophic complication of pregnancy, and its prompt diagnosis and treatment are essential in limiting morbidity and mortality...
  89. ncbi Uterine rupture during second-trimester abortion associated with misoprostol
    L Berghahn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:976-7. 2001
    ..Misoprostol use is contraindicated in women at term with a history of a uterine scar. There are limited data regarding the use of this drug in the midtrimester...
  90. ncbi Uterine rupture and labour after a previous low transverse caesarean section
    M J A Turner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Coombe Women s Hospital, Dublin 8, Ireland
    BJOG 113:729-32. 2006
    This study reviewed all cases of complete uterine rupture (UR) in pregnancy during the decade 1993-2002. In 69,412 deliveries, 5,320 women had a single prior caesarean section. Of these, 4,021 had a trial of labour and 3,129 (77...
  91. ncbi Uterine rupture, perioperative and perinatal morbidity after single-layer and double-layer closure at cesarean delivery
    Celeste Durnwald
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:925-9. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the risks and benefits of single-layer uterine closure at cesarean delivery on the index and subsequent pregnancy...
  92. ncbi [Uterine rupture of pregnant uterus: study of a continuous series of 63 cases at the referral maternity of Niamey (Niger)]
    C Vangeenderhuysen
    maternité Issaka Gazobi, Niamey, Niger
    Med Trop (Mars) 62:615-8. 2002
    b>Uterine rupture contributes significantly to high maternal mortality rates in developing countries...
  93. ncbi Spontaneous uterine rupture with amniotic sac protrusion at 28 weeks subsequent to previous hysteroscopic metroplasty
    R Conturso
    Obstetrical Department, Valduce Hospital, Como, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 107:98-100. 2003
    Hysteroscopic metroplasty improves pregnancy outcome in case of uterine septum. Uterine rupture during a pregnancy following this procedure may occur.
  94. ncbi Idiopathic uterine perforation in late pregnancy
    A H Sallam
    James Paget Hospital, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 22:317. 2002
  95. ncbi Uterine rupture in an unscarred uterus after application of fundal pressure. A case report
    Hun Shan Pan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, No 95 Wen Chang Road, Shin Lin District, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Reprod Med 47:1044-6. 2002
    ..Rupture of an unscarred uterus is rare, with a reported incidence of 1 in 8,000-15,000 pregnancies. We report a case occurring during labor...
  96. ncbi Uterine rupture in second-trimester misoprostol-induced abortion after cesarean delivery: a systematic review
    Vinita Goyal
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7570, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1117-23. 2009
    To determine the risk of uterine rupture when using misoprostol for second-trimester abortion in women with a history of cesarean delivery.
  97. ncbi Uterine rupture after laparoscopic myomectomy
    Marit Lieng
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:92-3. 2004
    Myomectomy is performed frequently to preserve or increase fertility, although the risk of future uterine rupture is a major concern of any surgery of the uterus...
  98. ncbi Uterine rupture due to traumatic assisted fundal pressure
    Shen Chuan Wei
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Li Shin Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 45:170-2. 2006
    b>Uterine rupture is potentially a life-threatening condition for both mother and infant...
  99. ncbi The impact of a single-layer or double-layer closure on uterine rupture
    Emmanuel Bujold
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hôpital Ste Justine and Université de Montréal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:1326-30. 2002
    Our purpose was to measure the impact of a single-layer or double-layer closure on uterine rupture at subsequent delivery.
  100. ncbi Short interpregnancy interval: risk of uterine rupture and complications of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery
    David M Stamilio
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1075-82. 2007
    To investigate whether short or long interpregnancy interval is associated with uterine rupture and other major maternal morbidities in women who attempt vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC).
  101. ncbi Uterine rupture associated with use of misoprostol for induction of labor
    F Majoko
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Zimbabwe Medical School, PO Box A178, Avondale, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 76:77-8. 2002

Research Grants11

  1. Mechanisms of myometrial healing and regeneration
    Catalin Buhimschi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..areas for understanding the mechanisms of uterine healing and thus for identifying strategies for enhancing the integrity of the uterine scar and ultimately for prevention of uterine rupture during trials of labor after prior CD.
  2. TGF-BETA Signaling in Myometrial Development and Function
    Qinglei Li; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of myometrium can lead to reproductive disorders, such as implantation failure, preterm labor, and uterine rupture, some of which are severe causes of neonatal mortality and morbidity...
  3. INCIDENCE AND RISK FACTORS FOR UTERINE RUPTURE
    George Macones; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Although this procedure is generally believed to be safe, there is a small risk of uterine rupture in these women...
  4. A Shear Force Transfer Coupling for Soft Tissue Repair
    David Melvin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..disciplines, from dehiscence (bursting apart or splitting open) of a sutured abdominal wound, to peripartum uterine rupture after fibroid myotomy or prior cesarean, to unsuccessful repairs of diverse tissues after blunt trauma, to ..
  5. A Self-Sustaining Perinatal Care System for Tibet
    Michael Varner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. The Epidemiology of Fecal Incontinence after Childbirth
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These data will provide a better understanding of the extent of the problem and will provide data essential for future trials of prevention and treatment of fecal incontinence. ..
  7. MULTICENTER NETWORK OF NEONATAL INTENSIVE CARE UNITS
    T O SHEA; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Improving Safety and Quality with Integrated Technology
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The findings, though applied specifically for OB, can be applied to many areas of medicine and surgery. The findings will provide inpatient and outpatient HIT stakeholders needed information to make important decisions. ..
  9. DELIVERY OF ANTIOXIDANT ENZYMES & GENES TO NEONATAL LUNG
    Jonathan Davis; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Aim 4 is to compare the effects of PFC-protein or adenoviral-associated AOE suspensions on normal or injured, preterm or term lamb lungs, using assays for levels and duration of transgene expression. ..
  10. Evaluating the Clinical Impact of Simulation & Team Training on OB Safety
    Jeanne Marie Guise; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Our current work evaluates performance in the simulated environment; this proposal focuses on the translation of simulation and team training to the clinical environment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Preventing Postpartum Depression in Adolescent Mothers
    Maureen Phipps; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings from this study will have important implications for preventing significant morbidity in adolescent mothers and their children. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..