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Uterine Rupture Risk During Labor in Woman with History of Cesarean Section

Purpose:

To determine if a woman with a history of a previous cesarean section is at risk for significant uterine rupture during delivery.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

risk factors, options

ICD-10:

O71.1, O82.9

Description:

A woman who has had a previous cesarean section is at risk for uterine rupture during future deliveries. The presence of symptomatic rupture is associated with increased risk of maternal and/or neonatal morbidity and mortality. While the absolute risk is low, a woman with significant risk factors for symptomatic rupture should be managed more carefully.

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