cesarean section


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cesarean section

also caesarean section
n.
A surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus, performed to deliver a fetus.

[From the traditional belief that Julius Caesar(or his eponymous ancestor) was born by this operation.]

Cesarean section

Surgery to delivery a baby through an incision in the mother’s abdomen.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cesarean section - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)cesarean section - 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)
Translations
kejsersnit
keisarileikkaussektio
kejsarsnitt

cesarean section

n operación cesárea, cesárea (fam)
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But if the patient were, say, thirty-five years old, having her first pregnancy, and anticipating no further pregnancies, I would feel that elective cesarean section is a reasonable alternative and would support her wishes.
3 percent reduction in the rates of cesarean section, a small but statistically significant decline.
Doctors traditionally counseled women who had had a cesarean section against delivering vaginally, even though a mother's recovery time is longer after a cesarean birth.
She had long suffered from hypertension and high blood pressure, and had been instructed by doctors to undergo a cesarean section to avoid complications during her child birth.
According to a report by World Health Organization(WHO) (1985), cesarean section rate over 15% endangers maternal and neonatal health, and imposes a huge financial burden on the health system [4].
This notice will allow hospitals the opportunity to offer feedback and to implement and refine their data collection and reporting protocols in preparation for the 2015 public release of NTSV cesarean section delivery rates.
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