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 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%).
(4.) Mehnaaz Raees, Yasmeen S, Jabeen S, Utman N, Karim R J Post Grad Inst2012;27(1)55-62Maternal morbidity associated with emergency versus elective caesarian section.
RESULTS: Majority of the caesarian sections in both the groups (Emergency and Elective) were done in the age group 20-30 years with 78% in the EMLS group and 90% in the ELCS group.
``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.
``There is increasing intervention in pregnancy and labour and that is what, to a great extent, is causing the rise in Caesarian sections.
Conclusion: The study concluded that postnatal depression is significantly more common in the females undergoing caesarian sections as compared to the normal vaginal deliveries.
We undertook this study this to compare frequency of PND in women undergoing Normal Vaginal Delivery and Caesarian sections. This comparison will help in determining the potential group which is prone to depression so that they may be timely referred to Psychiatry Department and start their treatment accordingly.
Is it true that having a C-section will reduce my future fertility?" A CONSULTANT obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Tahir Mahmood, of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), which recently studied the future fertility of mothers who'd had caesarian sections, says: "The reasons why women have caesarean sections vary greatly and depend on the individual's circumstances, maternal characteristics and clinical risk factors.
The TJOD also stated that according to the World Health Organization (WHO), the proportion of caesarian sections should be on average around 15-20 percent of all deliveries.