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Caesarean

, Caesarian (US), Cesarean, Cesarian
1. of or relating to any of the Caesars, esp Julius Caesar (100--44 bc), Roman general, statesman, and historian
2. Surgery
a. short for Caesarean section
b. (as modifier): Caesarean birth
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The rare strong indications for cesareans, such as active herpes or placental problems, could be handled either by adjustment or by dropping such cases from the rate calculation.
Localio notes that the "most significant predictors of cesarean delivery were where you lived and the physician's perceived risk of being sued.
Three factors were associated with having a cesarean delivery: maternal age, BMI, and excessive gestational weight gain, Dr.
During the study period as a whole, rates of cesarean deliveries were elevated among women who were wealthy, were insured, had at least a college education and were having their first birth.
The discussion centering on surgical and traumatic complications indicates that there is a lower risk with elective than unplanned cesareans resulting from an attempted vaginal delivery.
In commenting on the findings, the analysts emphasize that they cannot draw "definitive conclusions about whether the potentially unnecessary cesareans were clinically unnecessary.
July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) views with alarm the Centers for Disease Control's report that the 2002 cesarean rate reached 26.
Emergency cesarean sections that were required by complications after contractions started in 114 other women taking AZT yielded an HIV transmission rate of 11.
Gentle cesareans have also been a selling point for the Brigham, Dr.
Now ALL women are possible candidates for Cesareans not just women having what is considered a "high-risk" pregnancy.
BCBSM found that cesarean delivery rates were higher largely due to physician fear of malpractice claims, a universal desire to speed the delivery process, patient preference and differences in rates of reimbursement between cesarean and vaginal deliveries.
The surging rate of cesarean deliveries -- which now account for one in four U.