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Cesarean delivery is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures. In 2015, 1.27 million infants born in the United States, representing 32% of all US births, were born by cesarean delivery....
Among obese women undergoing cesarean delivery, a postoperative 48-hour course of antibiotics significantly decreased the rate of surgical site infection within 30 days after delivery, according to a ...
Cesarean delivery is the most common inpatient surgical procedure in the United States, with 1.4 million c-sections performed each year. Opioids, most commonly oxycodone, are the standard pain medicat...
TUESDAY, May 16, 2017 -- An expectant mother's biggest risk for undergoing an unnecessary C-section can be the hospital she chooses for the delivery, a new analysis contends. Hospital cesarean, or C-s...
The Sydney Morning HeraldNeedle left inside mother after C-section at Fairfield HospitalThe Sydney Morning HeraldA Sydney hospital has apologised after a surgical needle was left in a young mother's u...
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SATURDAY, June 3, 2017 -- Breast-feeding for a longer time may help women reduce the risk of chronic pain after a cesarean delivery, a new study suggests. Researchers from Spain followed 185 women who...
The tendency of increasing cesarean section rate has drawn worldwide attention. The vaginal birth after cesarean section is a useful method to decrease cesarean section rate at defined cases.
Over the years, cesarean section has played a pivotal role in reducing maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. With the rising trend of this surgery, a substantial number of pregnant women hav...
To study the prevalence of hysteroscopically evaluated disruptions of the integrity of the uterine wall ('niches') in women with and without a previous cesarean section.
In recent decades, the global rates of cesarean delivery have rapidly increased. Nonetheless, the influence of cesarean deliveries on surgical complications later in life has been understudied.
Trial of labor (TOL) is an option in most deliveries after a previous cesarean section (CS). The Medical Birth Registry of Norway (MBRN) has received compulsory notification of all deliveries in the c...