IMR Press / CEOG / Volume 46 / Issue 6 / DOI: 10.12891/ceog4980.2019

Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology (CEOG) is published by IMR Press from Volume 47 Issue 1 (2020). Previous articles were published by another publisher on a subscription basis, and they are hosted by IMR Press on as a courtesy and upon agreement with S.O.G.

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
*Correspondence: (M. ZAMUROVIC)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2019, 46(6), 1031–1033;
Published: 10 December 2019

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.

Liver rupture
Cardiac arrest
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Vaginal hysterectomy
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