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caesarean

(sĭ-zâr′ē-ən)
adj. & n.
Variant of cesarean.

cesarean

, Cesarean, caesarean, Caesarean, caesarian, Caesarian, cesarian, Cesarian (si-zar′ē-ăn, -zer′) [Fr the legend that such an operation was performed for the birth of Julius Caesar]
1. Pert. to a cesarean section.
2. A cesarean section. Cesarean is the most common spelling variant in the U.S. Both the capitalized and uncapitalized forms are acceptable. Writers should be consistent with whatever form they prefer.

caesarean

cesarean.
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There are many risks involved in caesarean section like postpartum haemorrhage and sepsis.
Patients and Methods: This study included all pregnant women undergoing repeat caesarean sections.
The overall success rate for vaginal delivery after previous caesarean was highest for Group-1, and lowest for Group-3, suggesting a strong correlation of birth weight with success of vaginal birth after caesarean section.
QI HAD an emergency caesarean with my first baby - is that likely to have any impact on my next pregnancy and birth?
MUMS to be should only give birth by caesarean when strictly necessary, insists a new study.
The World Health Organisation recommends the Caesarean section rate should be no higher than 10% to 15%.
The risk of death to the mother is now the same during a Caesarean as it is during natural childbirth, though the risk of serious medical complications remains higher for Caesareans.
Maternal and neonatal effects of caesarean section: more accurate estimates of benefits and harms are needed to support informed childbirth choices.
New fears have been raised about the worrying high rate of babies being delivered by Caesarean section.
Earlier this year the National Institute for Clinical Excellence published guidelines in efforts to cut the number of elective Caesareans and encourage doctors to explore other options.
The World Health Organisation and experts recommend that Caesareans are only appropriate in around 10pc to 15pc of births.
The new guidelines, developed by NICE and the National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health,aim to crack down on unnecessary and inappropriate caesareans while still giving women a choice.