n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - A review of uterine rupture and maternal mortality from this cause in South Africa, 2008-2010 : review

Volume 23, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1027-9148



Uterine rupture is a catastrophic obstetric emergency which inevitably results in severe morbidity but also may result in maternal and perinatal death.

This article will review clinical aspects of uterine rupture and then present data on deaths from uterine rupture in South Africa during the 2008-2010 time period.

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