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Uterine Rupture During Trial of Labor: Controversy of Induction_s Methods.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23151757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The rate of attempted vaginal birth after cesarean has decreased during the past 15 years. Most of the change since the mid 1990s is the result of increasing reports of uterine rupture during trial of labor, with the highest rates related to labor induction. Not all induction agents have the same magnitude of increased risk of uterine rupture, and there have been only a small number of randomized controlled trials of labor induction in women with previous cesarean delivery. Evaluation of the evidence on specific methods of induction reveals that the lowest rate of uterine rupture occurs with oxytocin at 1.1% (95% confidence interval [CI], 0.9%-1.5%) then dinoprostone at 2% (95% CI, 1.1%-3.5%), and the highest rate is with misoprostol, 6% (95% CI, 0.74%-51.4%). We review the incidence of uterine rupture during induction of labor after previous cesarean and examine the methods of induction and the safety of different techniques for cervical ripening, induction, and/or augmentation of labor in women with previous cesarean delivery.
Authors:
Ella Ophir; Marwan Odeh; Yael Hirsch; Jacob Bornstein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrical & gynecological survey     Volume:  67     ISSN:  1533-9866     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401007     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  734-45     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Assistant Professor, Director, Maternal and Fetal Medicine Unit.
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