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caesarean

(sĭ-zâr′ē-ən)
adj. & n.
Variant of cesarean.
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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.
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In our Institute most of caesarian sections were done under regional anaesthesia.
Atonic PPH was reported in 12% and 4% of cases in EMCS and ELCS groups respectively (p=0.037).Two patients required caesarian hysterectomy in EMCS group, one for placenta praevia and another for atonic uterus and none in ELCS group.
So cases which are decided for caesarian mode of delivery should have a planned repeat caesarean section to minimize the number of Emergency caesarian sections and its associated maternal complications.