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Risk factors for peripartum hysterectomy following uterine rupture.
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PMID:  23356737     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract Objective - To investigate risk factors for hysterectomy following uterine rupture. Methods - A population-based study comparing all uterine ruptures with and without hysterectomy between 1988 and 2011 was conducted. Stratified analysis was performed using a multiple logistic regression analysis. Results - Peripartum hysterectomy complicated 20.7% (n = 34) of uterine ruptures during the study period (n = 164). Independent risk factors for hysterectomy following uterine rupture, from a multivariable logistic regression model, were relaparotomy (OR=32.2, 95% CI 2.5-421.9), extended tears involving the uterine cervix (OR=6.1, 95% CI 1.5 -24.7), severe bleeding requiring packed cells transfusions (OR=13.7, 95% CI 3.2-58.5) and grand multiparity (≥5 deliveries, OR=11.4 95% CI 2.7-47.1). Conclusion - Hysterectomy is not common following uterine rupture. Independent risk factors for hysterectomy include relaparotomy, extended tears involving the uterine cervix, severe bleeding requiring packed cells transfusions and grand multiparity. Trained obstetricians should be involved in cases of uterine rupture and the possibility for conducting hysterectomy should be emphasized.
Charach Ron; Sheiner Eyal
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
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