caesarean delivery


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Noun1.caesarean delivery - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)caesarean delivery - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
obstetrical delivery, delivery - the act of delivering a child
hysterotomy - surgical incision into the uterus (as in cesarean section)
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Unexplained antepartum stillbirth in pregnancies after a caesarean delivery.
Objective: The objective of the study is to compare the effect of syntocinon administration on intraoperative mean arterial pressure in elective caesarean delivery.
Caesarean delivery which has significantly reduced Maternal and Neonatal Mortality, both in the developed and developing countries is now being labelled as the latest example of medicalization due to its rising incidence.
If the association proves to be causal, "maladaptive immune activation due to an absence of stress response before birth in children born by prelabor caesarean delivery could be considered as a potential mechanism," the researchers wrote (Lancet Haematol.
Such findings indicate that although availability of services such as caesarean delivery is on par, the quality of the services remains poor.
2-5 New evidence is emerging to indicate that VBAC may not be as safe as originally thought and that vaginal delivery after previous caesarean section resulted in more maternal complications than a repeat caesarean delivery which identified VBAC as a high-risk delivery requiring the availability of an anesthesiologist, an obstetrician and an operating room on standby.
It is the largest to show a link between caesarean delivery and BMI in adulthood.
Results: Of the total, 67 (67%) women delivered vaginally, while 33 (33%) ended in repeat caesarean delivery.
Over a 12-month period, women having caesarean delivery were recruited prospectively at an Australian tertiary referral centre.
Consequently, most women have negative recollections of their birth experience and prefer caesarean delivery in subsequent pregnancies.
Since the vast majority of women with a previous Caesarean delivery elect a repeat Caesarean delivery, since more than 25 percent of primary Caesarean deliveries are performed before the onset of labor and since there may be increasing enthusiasm for Caesarean delivery on maternal request, the timing of Caesarean delivery and its effect on infant outcomes have substantial public health importance," the study authors wrote.
The rate of caesarean delivery was lowest (16%) in women with a cervical length in the lowest quartile at midpregnancy.