IMR Press / CEOG / Volume 46 / Issue 6 / DOI: 10.12891/ceog4980.2019
Open Access Case Report
Liver rupture as a complication in cardiopulmonary resuscitation for cardiac arrest after vaginal hysterectomy
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1 University Clinic for Obstetrics and Gynecology “Narodni front”, Belgrade, Serbia
2 Private Practice, Belgrade, Serbia
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2019, 46(6), 1031–1033; https://doi.org/10.12891/ceog4980.2019
Published: 10 December 2019
Abstract

Liver rupture is a rare, yet life-threatening complication of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It occurs as a complication in 0.6-3% cases of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Its early diagnostics and urgent surgical treatment is thus very important in order to prevent an undesired outcome for the patient. This paper presents diagnostics and treatment of liver rupture resulting as a complication of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) due to cardiac arrest in the early postoperative period after vaginal hysterectomy performed for uterine myomatosis in a 50-year-old patient.

Keywords
Liver rupture
Cardiac arrest
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Vaginal hysterectomy
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