Peer reviewed journal
Ultrasound examination of the uterus after delivery includes some features which result from rapidly changing dimensions of the uterus, but also patient compliance in the early puerperium. In dealing with postpartum complications is necessary to know the normal ultrasound findings, the dynamic changes in the uterus during the puerperium, so we can better recognize the pathological process during the normal puerperium. The clinical significance of ultrasound assessment of uterine size and the scar after Cesarean section during the puerperium have not been yet sufficiently described.
Review article discusses the specifics of diagnostic ultrasound following vaginal delivery and Cesarean section. Authors of the article presents a simple technique of the uterus examination after childbirth.
Key words: ultrasound, puerperium, spontaneus delivery, cesarean section