Pre-term Spontaneous Unscarred Uterine Rupture; A Case Report and Review

Sheybani, Shima and Zirak, Nahid and Poorandi, Razieh and Hosseini, Elnaz (2014) Pre-term Spontaneous Unscarred Uterine Rupture; A Case Report and Review. Journal of Patient Safety & Quality Improvement, 2 (4). pp. 171-174.

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Introduction: Spontaneous uterine rupture, a life-threatening condition for both parturient and their fetus, often tends to occur during labour, particularly in those with a scarred uterus (rare in unscarred ones). The diagnosis must be born in mind in case of a pregnant woman presenting with shock, abdominal pain and diminished fetal heart rate. Any additional preoperative evaluation seems redundant as it only wastes golden surgical time. Case:The case we intend to present is a multigravid woman (G3L2) in 28th week of gestation with an unscarred uterus. She had cardiac surgery six months earlier Atrial Septal Defect (ASD) device closure with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI). She presented with severe dyspnea, diminished lung sounds in the right lower zone, chest pain at rest, and radiating pain to her right shoulder from 12 hours earlier. No FHR was detected by auscultation with Doppler. She had generalized abdominal tenderness and rebound tenderness.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Journals > J Patient Safety & Quality improvement
Depositing User: psj psj
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 14:30
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 14:30

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