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Synonyms for cesarean

the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)

relating to abdominal delivery

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Rates of cesarean delivery have increased dramatically over the last 20 years, with more than 1 in 5 women delivering by cesarean, often for medically questionable reasons.
Previous studies examining the risk of surgical morbidity with repeat cesarean delivery have reported mixed results.
The objective of the current study was to assess changes in the use and timing of antepartum indicated cesareans and other categories of cesarean in Oregon before and after the implementation of Oregon's hard stop policy, using various methods to control for secular trends in elective early delivery before and after the hard stop policy.
Venkatesh, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, and colleagues examined factors associated with an HIV-indicated cesarean delivery versus other indications for pregnant women with HIV infection from 1998 to 2013.
In a new analysis of data from the Infant Feeding Practices Study II (IFPS II), women with excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) were found to have an adjusted odds ratio of 1.61 for unplanned cesarean delivery, compared with women with adequate GWG (95% confidence interval, 1.11-2.33; P = .013).
Caption: John Francescon: "Gestational weight gain is a modifiable risk factor for unplanned cesarean delivery."
Misoprostol induction of labor among women with a history of cesarean delivery.
The true incidence of an impacted fetal head at the time of cesarean is not known, although a number of risk factors have been described (TABLE, page 32).
Details of all the cases who underwent cesarean section (CS) were further evaluated.
Safety of vaginal birth after cesarean: a systematic review.
Researchers also found a statistically significant association between elevated cesarean rates and lower average educational attainment.
Dubai -- The number of pregnant women with a previous cesarean section (C.S) are increasing due to the ever-increasing rate of cesarean section worldwide.
I have had two cesarean sections and now I am going to have a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
Keywords: Cesarean Section, Repeat Caesarean section, Maternal morbidity, Dense adhesions, Scar dehiscence.