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.
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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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While the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) supports a woman's right to an elective cesarean section, there's still no clear evidence regarding its potential benefits compared to its risks.
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While a cesarean section carries some surgical risk, this study found about the same, low incidence of death among mothers in the two groups.
As compared to vaginal deliveries, cesarean section deliveries are associated with increased maternal death, injury, and infection.
Perhaps the most passionate and intriguing debate currently raging in childbirth methods concerns elective cesarean section.
Among women who had had a cesarean section, those who did not schedule a repeat procedure had an average age of 30 and a median height of 161 cm; those who did so were significantly older (31) and shorter (159 cm).
Patients who develop endometritis within three days following cesarean section.
Collecting blood from the umbilical cord of babies born by cesarean section, unlike vaginal births, must be done in a sterile surgical field.
All patients between ages of 20-40 years admitted for elective cesarean section and presented for following up at day 5-7 who never had any type of anesthesia in the past.
We found that women who underwent panniculectomy at the time of cesarean section were less likely to have significant wound complications than controls that did not undergo panniculectomy," Dr.
Methodology: A retrospective analysis was performed on the obstetric data from medical records of 685 deliveries that underwent cesarean section in their previous delivery.