Repair of the traumatically ruptured gravid uterus. A report of two cases resulting in viable pregnancies.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In two cases of traumatic rupture of the unscarred, pregnant uterus, careful repair was able to preserve fertility even after extensive damage. Because of the extreme variations in the presentation of this uncommon problem, a high index of suspicion may be necessary to save the woman's life in cases of fetal demise after a serious car accident.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Smith, AJ; LeMire, WA; Hurd, WW; Pearlman, M

Published Date

  • October 1994

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 39 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 825 - 828

PubMed ID

  • 7837132

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0024-7758


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States