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caesarean section:

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, delivery of an infant by surgical removal from the uterus through an abdominal incision. The operation is of ancient origin: indeed, the name derives from the legend that Julius Caesar was born in this fashion. Until advancements in the late 19th cent.
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Caesarean section

surgical incision through the abdominal and uterine walls in order to deliver a baby
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Data on the benefits of elective caesarean delivery are not always conclusive, however.
Material and Methods: All full term females fulfilling inclusion criteria underwent elective caesarean delivery in the operation theatre of CMH Quetta as indoor patients, under spinal anaesthesia and aseptic measures.
This is a retrospective study conducted at SVMCH and RC, Ariyur, Pondicherry, of 1337 patients who underwent Caesarean Delivery between 2011 and 2013.
Despite the evidence, high-yield, low-cost interventions that can address inadequacies in emergency caesarean delivery quality remain largely unimplemented (8).
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The authors say they cannot be certain that caesarean delivery causes higher body weight, as the association may be explained by other factors that weren't recorded in the data they analysed.
The admission VBAC scoring system is useful in counselling women with previous caesarean for the option of induction of labour or repeat caesarean delivery.
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