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More and more mothers facing childbirth are asking for a cesarean. There are many reasons for this, ranging from the social and cultural to the personal, such as fear about the birth. A review article...
New regulations aimed at rolling back Brazil's obsession with Cesarean sections took effect Monday, with the government hoping it can steer the country from its status as a world leader in C-section b...
The initial results of a study suggested that children born by Cesarean section were 21 percent more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder but that association did not hold up in furthe...
The initial results of a study suggested that children born by cesarean section were 21 percent more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder but that association did not hold up in furthe...
(Reuters Health) - Cesarean section may leave babies vulnerable to chronic health problems such as asthma, diabetes and obesity, a new analysis hints.
(HealthDay)—Fewer pregnant women had cesarean section births in Canadian hospitals that took part in a C-section review program, a new study reports.
A large, population-based study has shown fewer adverse outcomes with cesarean delivery vs either cesarean delivery during labor or vaginal delivery for breech presentation. Medscape Medical News
(Deutsches Aerzteblatt International) A review article in the current issue of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztbl 112: 489-95) by two Munich gynecologists, Ioannis Mylonas and Klaus Fri...
Obese women undergoing cesarean section are at increased risk of postoperative infection. There is growing interest in negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) to prevent closed surgical incision compli...
Cesarean delivery is one of the most common surgical procedures performed by obstetricians. Infectious morbidity after cesarean delivery can have a tremendous impact on the postpartum woman's return t...
We assessed the effects of the components of a multifaceted and evidence-based caesarean-section surgical site infection (SSI) prevention program on the SSI rate after cesarean section using a postdis...
Increasing attention is being paid to the potential for cesarean birth to influence the taxa of the bacteria that compose the infant intestinal microbiota. The present study characterized the diversit...
As the rates of cesarean births have increased, the type of cesarean anesthesia has gained importance. Here, we aimed to compare the effects of general and spinal anesthesia on maternal and fetal outc...