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Uterine Rupture

Trends Over 40 Years

Al-Zirqi, I.; Stray-Pedersen, B.; Forsén, L.; Daltveit, A.K.; Vangena, S.

Obstetric Anesthesia Digest: March 2017 - Volume 37 - Issue 1 - p 12
doi: 10.1097/01.aoa.0000512003.73343.7b
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(BJOG. 2016;123:780–787)

An increasing trend in the use of cesarean section worldwide implies a consequent increase in the rate of uterine rupture. The objectives of this study were to determine the trends in incidence, risk factors, and outcomes of uterine rupture over a period of 40 years in Norway.

Norwegian National Advisory Unit on Women’s Health, Oslo, Norway

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