A Clinical Study on socio-demographic background in Ruptured Uterus Cases

  • N Roy Junior Consultant of Obs. & Gynae 20 bedded Poranganj hospital, Sadar, Mymensingh
  • K Nahar Department of Obs. & Gynae Green life Medical College, Dhaka.
  • UK Sarker Lecturer of anatomy, Mymensingh Medical College
  • A Beg Medical Officer Upazilla Health Complex, Muktagachha, Mymensingh.
  • S Dhar Lecturer of Anatomy Department Mymensingh Medical College.
  • J Roy Clinical Pathologist Community Based Medical College Hospital, Mymensingh.
  • R Chakrabarty Lecturer of Pharmacology Community Based Medical College
Keywords: Ruptured Uterus, socio-demographic background


A study of 72 cases of uterine rupture out of total 5984 deliveries(including 3619 caesarean sections) over 1 year (from Sep. 2006 to Aug 2007) in the dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mymensingh Medical College Hospital was reported. This gives an incidence of uterine rupture 1: 83. The results showed that, this was a common obstetric emergency & was a major cause of maternal & foetal deaths. Study showed that, 87.5% came from rural areas where facility was not available, 79% were of poor socio-economic condition .All rupture uterus cases (100%)was house wife.

Peak age was between 20-30 years (68%). Among all rupture cases, 72.22% cases were between gravida 2nd to 4th,and 19.44% cases were gravida 5th or above & only 8.33% cases were Primigravida, Most of the patients(56%) were illiterate. 46% of cases had no antenatal checkup during their pregnancies. 51.38% cases labour pain lasting>16 hours. Most of the mishandled cases (66.67%) were exposed to injudicious use of uterotonic drugs before admission. Most of the cases (38.9%) handled by untrained birth attendants.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/cbmj.v2i2.16692

Community Based Medical Journal 2013 July: Vol.02 No 02: 9-14


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Roy, N., Nahar, K., Sarker, U., Beg, A., Dhar, S., Roy, J., & Chakrabarty, R. (2013). A Clinical Study on socio-demographic background in Ruptured Uterus Cases. Community Based Medical Journal, 2(2), 9-14. https://doi.org/10.3329/cbmj.v2i2.16692
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