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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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So, the lead researcher, Tianyang Zhang from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, and team decided to analysis the ( various risk factors associated with cesarean delivery. The research, published in the medical journal JAMA Network Open on Wednesday, focused on the association between cesarean delivery and the risk of psychiatric as well as neuro( developmental disorders in children.
Peahl, M.D., from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and colleagues examined the correlation between opioid prescribing administered for vaginal or cesarean delivery and rates of new persistent opioid use.
The cesarean delivery rates for twin versus singleton pregnancies were 72% and 34%, respectively, in the case group, and 58% and 18%, respectively, in the control group.
In the past several years, the state of California has taken steps to increase pressure on hospitals to reduce cesarean delivery overuse.
"Maternal complications may be the result of the condition that led to the cesarean delivery rather than from the surgical procedure, producing an apparent association between cesarean delivery and maternal complications," said Diane Korb, lead researcher of the study published in Canadian Medical Association Journal.
Previous studies examining the risk of surgical morbidity with repeat cesarean delivery have reported mixed results.
Previous prelabor or intrapartum cesarean delivery and risk of placenta previa.
However, in the milieu of evidence-based medicine, extraperitoneal cesarean delivery has not been adequately studied.
The study, said first author John Francescon, was the first to link excess GWG with the risk of having a cesarean delivery that was not planned.
We hypothesized that magnesium sulfate could be a useful adjuvant analgesic in the postoperative period after cesarean delivery.
(11.) Berghella V, Baxter J, Chauhan S (2005) Evidence based surgery for cesarean delivery. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 193(5): 1607-1617.
Trial of labor or repeat cesarean delivery in women with morbid obesity and previous cesarean delivery.