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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Patients coming for termination of pregnancy during mid-trimester with previous caesarean section pose a challenge for the obstetrical team11.
If the CTG recording becomes abnormal, we often intervene, for example, by doing a caesarean section to deliver the baby to safety.
The study was done in 400 patients, 200 patients in each group who underwent primary and secondary caesarean section respectively.
Use of clinical guidelines, audits of caesarean sections, and timely feedback to health professionals about caesarean section practices.
Effect of delayed supine positioning after induction of spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2002; 46:441-6.
About 20% of births occur in clinics run by midwives, and 5% occur in women's homes; hence, hospital-based caesarean section rates are higher than the population rates.
in 1990/91, just over 12% of deliveries were by Caesarean section.
The present study was designed to compare the effect of early oral feeding versus delayed oral feeding after uncomplicated caesarean section in terms of time to return to bowel movement, to regular diet, duration of intravenous fluids and hospital stay and post operative gastrointestinal effects.
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.
Caesarean section is one of the most common surgeries in the world, with rates continuing to rise, particularly in high-and middle-income countries.
Background: There is widespread concern about increasing proportion of births by caesarean section. Many factors can affect the likelihood of success of vaginal birth after caesarean section.
It comprised review of clinical records of all patients who underwent caesarean section during the period.