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Uterine rupture is associated with a history of caesarean section, even without labour

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 08 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:g

Question What is the association between uterine rupture and prior caesarean section?

Synopsis Canadian provinces maintain perinatal databases that can be analysed to observe associations in the population. The authors analysed the database from Nova Scotia for the 10 year period 1988–97 (n=114 933 births) comparing the rate of diagnosis …

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