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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Finally, there is the rising rate of cesarean sections.
The most recent Cochrane Review found that both VBAC and repeat low-transverse cesarean section have benefits and risks associated with them; however, after reviewing the limited data, they concluded that no trial exists to adequately help women and their caregivers make an informed decision between the two.
Physicians often suggest that women get elective cesarean sections if they have undergone a c-section for a previous pregnancy.
Also, data on prevention and treatment of the complications of cesarean section continue to improve.
Logistic regression analysis revealed that the odds of perinatal death among infants born to women with a history of cesarean section who did not intend to deliver by this method were more than 11 times those among infants born by a scheduled repeat cesarean delivery (odds ratio, 11.
Cesarean section (CS) rates have increased dramatically in developed and developing countries alike in the past 30 years1-3.
Also "when a morbidly obese patient who is in labor needs a cesarean section, if I'm available, I often get called to do it," he commented.
Conclusions: VBAC delivery rate is low in our set up and proper counseling for trial of labor and evaluation of the cases of women with prior cesarean section has been considered a key method of reducing the cesarean section rate.
Patient's claim The infant should have been delivered within 30 minutes of the decision to perform a cesarean section.
SAN DIEGO -- Most urogynecology and maternal-fetal medicine specialists would perform an elective primary cesarean section, according to results from a large survey.
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) is concerned about the dramatic increase and ongoing overuse of cesarean section.
Patient preference: the leading indication for elective cesarean section in public patients-results of a 2-year prospective audit in a teaching hospital.
A study of more than 20,000 women in Washington State now finds that expectant mothers who've already given birth by cesarean section put themselves at increased risk of uterine rupture by trying vaginal birth, particularly if physicians induce the labor.