caesarian section


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Synonyms for caesarian 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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The Indian council of medical research on 33tertiary care institutions noted that average caesarian section rate increased from 21.
3) This is because the usual indications of caesarian section in both the groups were previous one or two caesarian section.
The most common indication of EMCS was previous two caesarian sections in labour (15%) followed by one previous caesarian section (12%), PROM (12%), failure to progress (10%), foetal distress (8%) and obstructed labour r(3%).
If women aren't receiving that onetoone care the more likely they are to be having a Caesarian section,'' said Mrs Rees.
Concern about the growing number of women electing to undergo a Caesarian section has prompted an allparty select group of MPs to call for women to be discouraged from opting for the surgery.
Steve Wild, clinical director for obstetrics and gynaecology at the trust said they recorded their lowest caesarian section rate for three years.
A total of 100 women; 50 cases of Normal Vaginal Delivery and 50 cases of Caesarian Sections were included in the study through purposive, non-probability sampling technique.
Conclusion: The study concluded that postnatal depression is significantly more common in the females undergoing caesarian sections as compared to the normal vaginal deliveries.