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Risk Factors for Perinatal Death | Uterine Rupture During Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section (VBAC)

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for perinatal death in a woman attempting vaginal delivery after cesarean section as reported by Smith et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

O71.1, O82, P01.6

Description:

Smith et al identified risk factors for perinatal death (stillbirth, neonatal death) in a woman with a uterine rupture during attempted vaginal birth after cesarean section. This can help identify deliveries that may be at risk for perinatal death and to identify interventions to reduce the risk. The authors are from Cambridge University, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

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