Uterine rupture in pregnancy - case study

Authors: J. Záhumenský 1;  H. Brtnická 1;  T. Brtnický 2;  O. Šottner 1;  B. Zmrhalová 1;  M. Halaška 1
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 1. LF UK a FN Na Bulovce, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. M. Halaška, DrSc. 1;  Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 2. LF UK a FN Motol, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. L. Rob, CSc. 2
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2010, 75, č. 4 s. 309-311
Category: Case Report


Analysis of two cases uterine rupture following caesarian section.

Two case studies.

Gynecological obstetrics clinic, First Medical Faculty and Faculty Hospital Bulovka, Prague.

Subject and methods:
The authors in their article describe two cases of rupture of the uterus in pregnancy prior to delivery. In both cases there was a history of cervicocorporal caesarian section.

In the first case the patient was admitted from her home with bleeding, and signed a nonconsent form. The second case concerned a hospitalized patient, in which the first signs of uterine rupture were indicated by fetal heart rate. Both women underwent hysterectomy, paradoxically, in the first case the child was saved and discharged home in good health.

Key words:
uterine rupture, state following cesarian section.


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Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine
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