Trial of scar in post caesarean pregnancies

G. Kuppulakshmi, S. Saranya


Background: The term caesarean delivery used to describe the delivery of a fetus through a surgical incision of the intact anterior uterine wall. The objective of this study was to analyse the maternal and perinatal morbidity between successful VBAC and failed vaginal delivery in cases selected for trial of labour.

Methods: Prospective study conducted in Government RSRM Lying In Hospital, Government Stanley Medical College, Chennai over a period of one year from January 2017 to December 2017.

Results: Trial of labour in previous caesarean section was more successful when the interval between previous caesarean and present pregnancy was between two to four years 86.40%.

Conclusions: Most patients with a prior caesarean birth are candidates for VBAC. In properly selected women, a trial of labour after one previous low transverse caesarean section constitutes the best and safest form of obstetric management.


Post caesarean pregnancy, Trial of Scar, VBAC

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