Table 7Characteristics of uterine rupture studies of trial of labor and elective repeat cesarean deliver

Author, yearStudy PopulationStudy YearsGAUterine RuptureTOL/VBACDirection/# priorPrior Vaginal DeliveryIOL
Cahill, 200620517 Community & University Centers approximately University1996‐2000AnyTOL 0.4%
ERCD 0.06%
77%/92%8%>1prior LTCD100%NR
Loebel, 2004*97100% Community 0% University1995‐1998TermTOL 0.4%
66%/81%1 prior LTCD36–38%NR
McMahon, 1996107% community 60% tertiary1980‐1992AnyTOL 0.3%
53%/60%1 prior LTCD17%NR
Spong, 2007*204100% University1999‐2002TermTOL 0.74%
ERCD 0.02%
39%/73%4% >1 prior any direction49%NR

Abbreviations: ERCD=elective repeat cesarean delivery; GA=gestational age; IOL=induction of labor; LTCD=low transverse cesarean delivery; NR=not reported; TOL=trial of labor; VBAC=vaginal birth after cesarean

From: 3, Results

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Vaginal Birth After Cesarean: New Insights.
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