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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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Data had been collected for demographic and maternal variables, placenta previa, history of previous lower segment caesarean section (LSCS), complications associated with placenta previa and techniques used to control blood loss were recorded.
Amongst all these factors, caesarean section has played a great role.
Consecutive 195 post operative cases of emergency and elective caesarean section with surgical site infection were enrolled into the study.
in 1990/91, just over 12% of deliveries were by Caesarean section.
Delivery of the impacted head of the fetus at caesarean section after prolonged obstructed labour: a randomised comparative study of two methods.
Caesarean section may be necessary when vaginal delivery might pose a risk to the mother or baby for example due to prolonged labour, fetal distress, or because the baby is presenting in an abnormal position.
In recent years, governments and clinicians have expressed concern about the rise in the numbers of caesarean section births and the potential negative consequences for maternal and infant health.
New studies reveal that when caesarean section rates rise towards 10% accross a population, the number of maternal and newborn deaths decreases.
One hundred women were included who had previous one caesarean section and were now in their pregnancy with single fetus at term.
Avoids further cesarean and hence risks associated with multiple cesareans, like placenta previa, accreta, adhesions between organs, trauma to bowel/bladder and need for caesarean hysterectomy.
The caesarean section rate has increased all over the world over the years and currently nearly one in four women have a caesarean section in the UK, which is still much lower than C-section rates in southern Europe.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Babies born by caesarean section are more likely to be overweight or obese as adults, according to a new analysis.