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A cesarean section is a procedure in which an incision is made into a woman's abdomen and uterus to deliver a baby. Find out why it is used, its risks and the recovery period.
(University of Gothenburg) In many countries, cesarean section is routinely used if the woman previously gave birth by cesarean section. Doctors and midwives in countries with a high rate of vaginal b...
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...
The most commonly performed operation in the world is cesarean section, and rates of cesarean childbirth delivery vary widely from country to country, from as few as 2 percent to more than 50 percent ...
Does fear of childbirth exert a strong impact on the preference for elective cesarean section? BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
(HealthDay)—In a study of more than 5,000 children, Australian researchers said they found that cesarean section delivery was not linked with a higher risk of health problems in childhood.
Under perfect circumstances, surgical instruments are carefully handled, transported and cleaned—according to industry best practices and OEM instructions. But in a busy surgery department or fa...
Altered microbial colonization associated with cesarean section (C-section) birth could potentially have adverse effects on host development. The first interventional study of its kind attempts to rec...
To assess how enhanced postdischarge telephone follow-up calls would improve case finding for surgical site infection (SSI) surveillance after cesarean section.
This study aimed to analyze the effect of labor epidural (LE) on the incidence of cesarean section (CS) and assess the risk factors involved in failed conversion of LE to surgical anesthesia for CS.
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...
Post-cesarean section women experience pain due to operative trauma. Pain sensation can be reduced by pain management. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments can be used. The Benson Relaxa...
The management of cesarean section in kyphoscoliotic patient is challenging. The respiratory changes and increased metabolic demands due to pregnancy may compromise the limited respiratory reserves in...