Deliberate Posterior Low Transverse Incision at Cesarean Section of a Gravid Uterus in 180 degrees of Torsion A Case Report


Albayrak M., Benian A. , Ozdemir I., Demiraran Y., Guralp O.

JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE, vol.56, pp.181-183, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.181-183
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Torsion of the term gravid uterus is a rare, potentially serious, unexpected obstetric pathology and is almost always diagnosed at cesarean section. We report a case of deliberate posterior low transverse segment hysterotomy in irreducible uterine torsion at 41 weeks' gestation.