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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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However, they wrote, "at present, evidence of longer-term complications of cesarean delivery has not been adequately synthesized to allow fully informed decisions about mode of delivery to be made.
61 for unplanned cesarean delivery, compared with women with adequate GWG (95% confidence interval, 1.
USA], Oct 22 ( ANI ): The pain inflicted by women after cesarean delivery may depend on the length of the incision, a new study suggests.
A cesarean delivery should have been performed on March 20 when the nurse identified fetal distress.
Over the past 15 years, the cesarean delivery rate in the United States has increased, reaching an all-time high of 32.
Variables analyzed were operation time, peri-operative hemoglobin (Hb) fall, nausea and vomiting during the cesarean delivery.
Berghella V, Baxter J, Chauhan S (2005) Evidence based surgery for cesarean delivery.
Trial of labor or repeat cesarean delivery in women with morbid obesity and previous cesarean delivery.
Results: The findings of the study revealed that 13 percent of the participating women reported that the ideal mode of delivery was cesarean delivery while a great majority (87%) opted for vaginal delivery.
22) While women with more than one previous scar are rarely given a trial for vaginal delivery; hence, they almost always have a planned cesarean delivery.
The Study: Doctors in Israel noticed that children born by cesarean delivery were more likely to fail their newborn hearing exam than newborns born vaginally.
1) However, the prevalence of cesarean delivery increased fastest among rural, poor and less educated women.