Caesarian section


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Caesarian section

An operation to deliver a baby through an incision in the abdomen, performed when natural delivery is impracticable or dangerous or urgency is necessary.
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The usual indication in ELCS were two previous caesarian sections (40%), one previous caesarian section (24%), breech (13%), CPD (10%) and IUGR (10%) (Table 2).
It seems that a Caesarian section is being seen as a perfectly normal process when, in actual fact it is abdominal surgery performed, in emergency cases, under general anaesthetic and it has all the complications of other abdominal operations.
When Fiona fell pregnant again she wrongly assumed she would have to have another caesarian section but daughter Rosie was delivered naturally on July 5.
The indications for primary caesarean section should be well justified so as to avoid unnecessary caesarian sections and thus rupture at previous caesarean section scar site in next pregnancy.
With a rate of 25% caesarian sections (C-section) in our unit, a total of 2127 women underwent the procedure.
ACONSULTANT A CONSULTANT obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Tahir Mahmood, of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), which recently studied the future fertility of mothers who'd had caesarian sections, says: "The reasons why women have caesarean sections vary greatly and depend on the individual's circumstances, maternal characteristics and clinical risk factors.