cesarean section

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Synonyms for cesarean 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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Women with preexisting hypertension or a low segment transverse scar from a previous cesarean operation were more likely to have longer procedures.
In spite of the best intentions, the obstetrician will occasionally lacerate the baby's face or scalp as the uterus is entered sharply during a cesarean operation.
According to worldwide averages as measured by the WHO, roughly 15 per cent of women who give birth do so through cesarean operations, according to Taher.
The investigations that have assessed factors associated with PPH in cesarean deliveries (4-6) have combined risk factors for elective and nonelective cesarean cases rather than stratifying for elective and nonelective cesarean operations individually.
Regardless of whether you think this trend is good or bad, you will probably agree that we are going to be doing large numbers of cesarean operations.