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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The quantity and scope of training needed to perform cesarean section is attainable by some family physicians.
"Alternative Strategies for Controlling Rising Cesarean Section Rates." JAMA 263(5):683-7, Feb.
Results: The adhesion rate (p < 0.001), number of blood transfusion (p = 0.044), operation time (p = 0.012), length of hospital stay (p < 0.001) and tubal ligation surgery (p < 0.001) were significantly higher in multiple repeat cesarean section group compared to control group.
Changing trends in cesarean section rate and indications.
Results: The study analyzed 170 patients and divided them in 2 groups, having no significant difference with respect to maternal demographics, procedure statistics and indication of cesarean section. Significant difference was observed in operation time being 32.78 min in exteriorized group and 36.38 min in situ uterine repair group (p-value 0.0001).
Cesarean section is often perceived to be safer than vaginal delivery for mothers and their infants, and thus has become increasingly common around the globe.
Concerns about possible rupture with repeat cesarean sections were particularly acute in the early years before it was appreciated that there was a difference between a vertical uterine incision and a transverse uterine incision.
Fetal monitoring became difficult and an emergency cesarean section was performed.
Inducing abortion in 2nd trimester; eficacy of misoprostol with previous one cesarean section. Professional Med J 2017; 24(6): 839-84
Pregnant women with a previous cesarean section now have two options on how to deliver their babies: a planned repeat C-section or through a vaginal delivery, known as Vaginal Birth After Cesarean delivery (VBAC).
Study of maternal and neonatal outcome of primary cesarean section at term influence of labour and stage.
KEYWORDS: Cesarean section, Gum chewing, Postoperative care, Spinal anesthesia.