caesarean section


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Synonyms for caesarean section

the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)

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In recent years, governments and clinicians have expressed concern about the rise in the numbers of caesarean section births and the potential negative consequences for maternal and infant health.
New studies reveal that when caesarean section rates rise towards 10% accross a population, the number of maternal and newborn deaths decreases.
The global numbers and costs of additionally needed and unnecessary caesarean sections performed per year: overuse as a barrier to universal coverage.
Parents should be reassured that the overall risk of a child developing ASD is very small and that Caesarean section is largely a very safe procedure and when medically indicated, it can be lifesaving," she said.
The study shows that pups delivered by Caesarean section had developed a lower number of cells that strengthen the immune system, says Camilla Hartmann Friis Hansen, Assistant Professor at the Department of Veterinary Disease Biology.
A HIGH Court judge last night gave doctors the go-ahead to perform a caesarean section on a mentally-ill woman who is 36 weeks pregnant.
And new research has shown that babies who are born by Caesarean section are more likely than other babies to grow into overweight or obese adults.
In the index study, 50/100 women undergoing elective caesarean section at term under general anaesthesia received infiltration of ropivacaine into all layers of the wound including the peritoneum, and 50 received a saline placebo.
In 2011, the Ministry of Health took initiatives to reduce the number of caesarean sections across the nation, hoping to cut the rates from over 45 percent of all births to 35 percent by this year.
This reduces the possibility that the effect of diagnostic technology on variation in Caesarean section rates is biased due to the lack of sufficient control for risk factors for Caesarean section.
Trends in risk factors for caesarean sections in France between 1981 and 1995: lessons for reducing the rates in the future.
A: Dr Catherine Wloch of the Health Protection Agency, lead author of a recent study on caesareans and infection, says: "Yes, there is a risk of infection for women having a caesarean section.
Washington, Jan 11 ( ANI ): Children delivered by caesarean section have an increased risk of developing asthma at the age of three, researchers have suggested.
WOMEN will soon have the right to give birth by caesarean section on the NHS whether there is a medical need for the operation or not, according to a report.
In order to minimise the risk of infection in mothers, women giving birth to babies by caesarean section should routinely receive antibiotics an hour before surgery, according to a new recommendation by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).