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Birth after Previous Caesarean - Flash Cards - MRCOG Part 2

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Article last updated on 18/02/2021.

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Rationale for Flash Cards

Numbers and Percentages

The numbers and percentages are easily overlooked and are difficult to retain.  The only scientific way of retaining them is through spaced repetition. The best way to approach the content that demands spaced repetition is with flash cards.  So we have created these module wise flash cards for you to flip – on – the – go.

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Just tap over the flash cards to get the answer! Have fun studying!

Risk of uterine scar rupture after planned VBAC?

Ans. 0.5% (1 in 200)

Perinatal death rate in a planned VBAC?

Ans. 0.04% (4 per 10 000)

Success rate of planned VBAC?

Ans. 72 - 75%

Success rate of planned VBAC with a history of a previous VBAC?

Ans. 85 - 90%.

Incidence of uterine rupture before labour in case of previous classical incision on the uterus?

Ans. 2%.

Perinatal death rate in a planned elective repeat cesarean section?

Ans. < 0.01% (< 1 per 10 000)

Risk of HIE to the neonate with planned VBAC?

Ans. 0.08% (8 per 10 000)

Risk of uterine rupture in induced/augmented VBAC compared with spontaneous VBAC?

Ans. 2 - 3 fold.

Risk of anal sphincter injury with planned VBAC?

Ans. 5%

Risk of placenta praevia with previous one caesarean section?

Ans. 1%.

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