Extraction of the FETUS by means of abdominal HYSTEROTOMY.
A variety of anesthetic methods such as EPIDURAL ANESTHESIA used to control the pain of childbirth.
Extraction of the fetus by abdominal hysterotomy anytime following a previous cesarean.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
A malpresentation of the FETUS at near term or during OBSTETRIC LABOR with the fetal cephalic pole in the fundus of the UTERUS. There are three types of breech: the complete breech with flexed hips and knees; the incomplete breech with one or both hips partially or fully extended; the frank breech with flexed hips and extended knees.
Delivery of the FETUS and PLACENTA under the care of an obstetrician or a health worker. Obstetric deliveries may involve physical, psychological, medical, or surgical interventions.
Procedure in which an anesthetic is injected directly into the spinal cord.
A nonreassuring fetal status (NRFS) indicating that the FETUS is compromised (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 1988). It can be identified by sub-optimal values in FETAL HEART RATE; oxygenation of FETAL BLOOD; and other parameters.
Delivery of an infant through the vagina in a female who has had a prior cesarean section.
Allowing a woman to be in LABOR, OBSTETRIC long enough to determine if vaginal birth may be anticipated.
Artificially induced UTERINE CONTRACTION. Generally, LABOR, OBSTETRIC is induced with the intent to cause delivery of the fetus and termination of pregnancy.
Medical problems associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR, such as BREECH PRESENTATION; PREMATURE OBSTETRIC LABOR; HEMORRHAGE; or others. These complications can affect the well-being of the mother, the FETUS, or both.
Procedure in which an anesthetic is injected into the epidural space.
Microsatellite repeats consisting of three nucleotides dispersed in the euchromatic arms of chromosomes.
A complete separation or tear in the wall of the UTERUS with or without expulsion of the FETUS. It may be due to injuries, multiple pregnancies, large fetus, previous scarring, or obstruction.
Results of conception and ensuing pregnancy, including LIVE BIRTH; STILLBIRTH; SPONTANEOUS ABORTION; INDUCED ABORTION. The outcome may follow natural or artificial insemination or any of the various ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNIQUES, such as EMBRYO TRANSFER or FERTILIZATION IN VITRO.
The repetitive uterine contraction during childbirth which is associated with the progressive dilation of the uterine cervix (CERVIX UTERI). Successful labor results in the expulsion of the FETUS and PLACENTA. Obstetric labor can be spontaneous or induced (LABOR, INDUCED).
A method, developed by Dr. Virginia Apgar, to evaluate a newborn's adjustment to extrauterine life. Five items - heart rate, respiratory effort, muscle tone, reflex irritability, and color - are evaluated 60 seconds after birth and again five minutes later on a scale from 0-2, 0 being the lowest, 2 being normal. The five numbers are added for the Apgar score. A score of 0-3 represents severe distress, 4-7 indicates moderate distress, and a score of 7-10 predicts an absence of difficulty in adjusting to extrauterine life.
An infant during the first month after birth.
The number of offspring a female has borne. It is contrasted with GRAVIDITY, which refers to the number of pregnancies, regardless of outcome.
Conditions or pathological processes associated with pregnancy. They can occur during or after pregnancy, and range from minor discomforts to serious diseases that require medical interventions. They include diseases in pregnant females, and pregnancies in females with diseases.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and a cardiovascular disease. The disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION and it may or may not have a deleterious effect on the pregnant woman or FETUS.
Copies of DNA sequences which lie adjacent to each other in the same orientation (direct tandem repeats) or in the opposite direction to each other (INVERTED TANDEM REPEATS).
Sequences of DNA or RNA that occur in multiple copies. There are several types: INTERSPERSED REPETITIVE SEQUENCES are copies of transposable elements (DNA TRANSPOSABLE ELEMENTS or RETROELEMENTS) dispersed throughout the genome. TERMINAL REPEAT SEQUENCES flank both ends of another sequence, for example, the long terminal repeats (LTRs) on RETROVIRUSES. Variations may be direct repeats, those occurring in the same direction, or inverted repeats, those opposite to each other in direction. TANDEM REPEAT SEQUENCES are copies which lie adjacent to each other, direct or inverted (INVERTED REPEAT SEQUENCES).
Extraction of the fetus by means of obstetrical instruments.
Drugs that stimulate contraction of the myometrium. They are used to induce LABOR, OBSTETRIC at term, to prevent or control postpartum or postabortion hemorrhage, and to assess fetal status in high risk pregnancies. They may also be used alone or with other drugs to induce abortions (ABORTIFACIENTS). Oxytocics used clinically include the neurohypophyseal hormone OXYTOCIN and certain prostaglandins and ergot alkaloids. (From AMA Drug Evaluations, 1994, p1157)
The elimination of PAIN, without the loss of CONSCIOUSNESS, during OBSTETRIC LABOR; OBSTETRIC DELIVERY; or the POSTPARTUM PERIOD, usually through the administration of ANALGESICS.
Abnormal placentation in which the PLACENTA implants in the lower segment of the UTERUS (the zone of dilation) and may cover part or all of the opening of the CERVIX. It is often associated with serious antepartum bleeding and PREMATURE LABOR.
Physiologic or biochemical monitoring of the fetus. It is usually done during LABOR, OBSTETRIC and may be performed in conjunction with the monitoring of uterine activity. It may also be performed prenatally as when the mother is undergoing surgery.
The fibrous tissue that replaces normal tissue during the process of WOUND HEALING.
The position or orientation of the FETUS at near term or during OBSTETRIC LABOR, determined by its relation to the SPINE of the mother and the birth canal. The normal position is a vertical, cephalic presentation with the fetal vertex flexed on the NECK.
Thinly cut sections of frozen tissue specimens prepared with a cryostat or freezing microtome.
A widely used local anesthetic agent.
Surgical instrument designed to extract the newborn by the head from the maternal passages without injury to it or the mother.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and management of services provided for obstetric and gynecologic patients.
The age of the conceptus, beginning from the time of FERTILIZATION. In clinical obstetrics, the gestational age is often estimated as the time from the last day of the last MENSTRUATION which is about 2 weeks before OVULATION and fertilization.
Excess blood loss from uterine bleeding associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR or CHILDBIRTH. It is defined as blood loss greater than 500 ml or of the amount that adversely affects the maternal physiology, such as BLOOD PRESSURE and HEMATOCRIT. Postpartum hemorrhage is divided into two categories, immediate (within first 24 hours after birth) or delayed (after 24 hours postpartum).
Disorders or diseases associated with PUERPERIUM, the six-to-eight-week period immediately after PARTURITION in humans.
An increased number of contiguous trinucleotide repeats in the DNA sequence from one generation to the next. The presence of these regions is associated with diseases such as FRAGILE X SYNDROME and MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY. Some CHROMOSOME FRAGILE SITES are composed of sequences where trinucleotide repeat expansion occurs.
A term used to describe pregnancies that exceed the upper limit of a normal gestational period. In humans, a prolonged pregnancy is defined as one that extends beyond 42 weeks (294 days) after the first day of the last menstrual period (MENSTRUATION), or birth with gestational age of 41 weeks or more.
Tandem arrays of moderately repetitive, short (10-60 bases) DNA sequences which are found dispersed throughout the GENOME, at the ends of chromosomes (TELOMERES), and clustered near telomeres. Their degree of repetition is two to several hundred at each locus. Loci number in the thousands but each locus shows a distinctive repeat unit.
A condition in which the HEAD of the FETUS is larger than the mother's PELVIS through which the fetal head must pass during a vaginal delivery.
Period from the onset of true OBSTETRIC LABOR to the complete dilatation of the CERVIX UTERI.
Protein motif that contains a 33-amino acid long sequence that often occurs in tandem arrays. This repeating sequence of 33-amino acids was discovered in ANKYRIN where it is involved in interaction with the anion exchanger (ANION EXCHANGE PROTEIN 1, ERYTHROCYTE). Ankyrin repeats cooperatively fold into domains that mediate molecular recognition via protein-protein interactions.
The process of giving birth to one or more offspring.
Labor and delivery without medical intervention, usually involving RELAXATION THERAPY.
The relief of pain without loss of consciousness through the introduction of an analgesic agent into the epidural space of the vertebral canal. It is differentiated from ANESTHESIA, EPIDURAL which refers to the state of insensitivity to sensation.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
A sequential pattern of amino acids occurring more than once in the same protein sequence.
The age of the mother in PREGNANCY.
An infection occurring in PUERPERIUM, the period of 6-8 weeks after giving birth.
A variety of simple repeat sequences that are distributed throughout the GENOME. They are characterized by a short repeat unit of 2-8 basepairs that is repeated up to 100 times. They are also known as short tandem repeats (STRs).
The beginning of true OBSTETRIC LABOR which is characterized by the cyclic uterine contractions of increasing frequency, duration, and strength causing CERVICAL DILATATION to begin (LABOR STAGE, FIRST ).
The condition of carrying TWINS simultaneously.
Agents that are administered in association with anesthetics to increase effectiveness, improve delivery, or decrease required dosage.
Surgery which could be postponed or not done at all without danger to the patient. Elective surgery includes procedures to correct non-life-threatening medical problems as well as to alleviate conditions causing psychological stress or other potential risk to patients, e.g., cosmetic or contraceptive surgery.
Inflammation of the ENDOMETRIUM, usually caused by intrauterine infections. Endometritis is the most common cause of postpartum fever.
A phenethylamine found in EPHEDRA SINICA. PSEUDOEPHEDRINE is an isomer. It is an alpha- and beta-adrenergic agonist that may also enhance release of norepinephrine. It has been used for asthma, heart failure, rhinitis, and urinary incontinence, and for its central nervous system stimulatory effects in the treatment of narcolepsy and depression. It has become less extensively used with the advent of more selective agonists.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
Death of the developing young in utero. BIRTH of a dead FETUS is STILLBIRTH.
Procedures to block or remove all or part of the genital tract for the purpose of rendering individuals sterile, incapable of reproduction. Surgical sterilization procedures are the most commonly used. There are also sterilization procedures involving chemical or physical means.
A medical-surgical specialty concerned with management and care of women during pregnancy, parturition, and the puerperium.
The most common of the microsatellite tandem repeats (MICROSATELLITE REPEATS) dispersed in the euchromatic arms of chromosomes. They consist of two nucleotides repeated in tandem; guanine and thymine, (GT)n, is the most frequently seen.
Written or other literary works whose subject matter is medical or about the profession of medicine and related areas.
Removal of the fetus from the uterus or vagina at or near the end of pregnancy with a metal traction cup that is attached to the fetus' head. Negative pressure is applied and traction is made on a chain passed through the suction tube. (From Stedman, 26th ed & Dorland, 28th ed)
The visualization of tissues during pregnancy through recording of the echoes of ultrasonic waves directed into the body. The procedure may be applied with reference to the mother or the fetus and with reference to organs or the detection of maternal or fetal disease.
Abnormal placentation in which all or parts of the PLACENTA are attached directly to the MYOMETRIUM due to a complete or partial absence of DECIDUA. It is associated with POSTPARTUM HEMORRHAGE because of the failure of placental separation.
Drugs that block nerve conduction when applied locally to nerve tissue in appropriate concentrations. They act on any part of the nervous system and on every type of nerve fiber. In contact with a nerve trunk, these anesthetics can cause both sensory and motor paralysis in the innervated area. Their action is completely reversible. (From Gilman AG, et. al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed) Nearly all local anesthetics act by reducing the tendency of voltage-dependent sodium channels to activate.
The period of OBSTETRIC LABOR that is from the complete dilatation of the CERVIX UTERI to the expulsion of the FETUS.
Maternal deaths resulting from complications of pregnancy and childbirth in a given population.
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual at BIRTH. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
Copies of nucleic acid sequence that are arranged in opposing orientation. They may lie adjacent to each other (tandem) or be separated by some sequence that is not part of the repeat (hyphenated). They may be true palindromic repeats, i.e. read the same backwards as forward, or complementary which reads as the base complement in the opposite orientation. Complementary inverted repeats have the potential to form hairpin loop or stem-loop structures which results in cruciform structures (such as CRUCIFORM DNA) when the complementary inverted repeats occur in double stranded regions.
A nonapeptide hormone released from the neurohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, POSTERIOR). It differs from VASOPRESSIN by two amino acids at residues 3 and 8. Oxytocin acts on SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS, such as causing UTERINE CONTRACTIONS and MILK EJECTION.
Bleeding from blood vessels in the UTERUS, sometimes manifested as vaginal bleeding.
Organized services to provide health care to expectant and nursing mothers.
A historical and cultural entity dispersed across a wide geographical area under the administrative, intellectual, social, and cultural domination of the Arab empire. The Arab world, under the impetus of Islam, by the eighth century A.D., extended from Arabia in the Middle East to all of northern Africa, southern Spain, Sardinia, and Sicily. Close contact was maintained with Greek and Jewish culture. While the principal service of the Arabs to medicine was the preservation of Greek culture, the Arabs themselves were the originators of algebra, chemistry, geology, and many of the refinements of civilization. (From A. Castiglioni, A History of Medicine, 2d ed, p260; from F. H. Garrison, An Introduction to the History of Medicine, 4th ed, p126)
Procedure in which patients are induced into an unconscious state through use of various medications so that they do not feel pain during surgery.
Pathological processes involving any part of the UTERUS.
Abnormally low BLOOD PRESSURE that can result in inadequate blood flow to the brain and other vital organs. Common symptom is DIZZINESS but greater negative impacts on the body occur when there is prolonged depravation of oxygen and nutrients.
An increase number of repeats of a genomic, tandemly repeated DNA sequence from one generation to the next.
Situations or conditions requiring immediate intervention to avoid serious adverse results.
Special hospitals which provide care to women during pregnancy and parturition.
Free-standing facilities that provide prenatal, childbirth, and postnatal care and usually incorporate family-centered maternity care concepts and practices.
The last third of a human PREGNANCY, from the beginning of the 29th through the 42nd completed week (197 to 294 days) of gestation.
The outer margins of the ABDOMEN, extending from the osteocartilaginous thoracic cage to the PELVIS. Though its major part is muscular, the abdominal wall consists of at least seven layers: the SKIN, subcutaneous fat, deep FASCIA; ABDOMINAL MUSCLES, transversalis fascia, extraperitoneal fat, and the parietal PERITONEUM.
Hospitals controlled by various types of government, i.e., city, county, district, state or federal.
Onset of HYPERREFLEXIA; SEIZURES; or COMA in a previously diagnosed pre-eclamptic patient (PRE-ECLAMPSIA).
Insurance against loss resulting from liability for injury or damage to the persons or property of others.
Pregnancy in which the mother and/or FETUS are at greater than normal risk of MORBIDITY or MORTALITY. Causes include inadequate PRENATAL CARE, previous obstetrical history (ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS), pre-existing maternal disease, pregnancy-induced disease (GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION), and MULTIPLE PREGNANCY, as well as advanced maternal age above 35.
A complication of PREGNANCY, characterized by a complex of symptoms including maternal HYPERTENSION and PROTEINURIA with or without pathological EDEMA. Symptoms may range between mild and severe. Pre-eclampsia usually occurs after the 20th week of gestation, but may develop before this time in the presence of trophoblastic disease.
Postnatal deaths from BIRTH to 365 days after birth in a given population. Postneonatal mortality represents deaths between 28 days and 365 days after birth (as defined by National Center for Health Statistics). Neonatal mortality represents deaths from birth to 27 days after birth.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and NEOPLASMS. The neoplastic disease may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.
Pathologic process consisting of a partial or complete disruption of the layers of a surgical wound.
The artificial alteration of the fetal position to facilitate birth.
Pain during the period after surgery.
A homolog of ERGONOVINE containing one more CH2 group. (Merck Index, 11th ed)
In females, the period that is shortly after giving birth (PARTURITION).
CHILDBIRTH at the end of a normal duration of PREGNANCY, between 37 to 40 weeks of gestation or about 280 days from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period.
Monitoring of FETAL HEART frequency before birth in order to assess impending prematurity in relation to the pattern or intensity of antepartum UTERINE CONTRACTION.
The smooth muscle coat of the uterus, which forms the main mass of the organ.
Failure of the UTERUS to contract with normal strength, duration, and intervals during childbirth (LABOR, OBSTETRIC). It is also called uterine atony.
A plant species of the family CUCURBITACEAE that is a source of TRICHOSANTHIN (a ribosomal inhibitory protein).
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
Measurement of the dimensions and capacity of the pelvis. It includes cephalopelvimetry (measurement of fetal head size in relation to maternal pelvic capacity), a prognostic guide to the management of LABOR, OBSTETRIC associated with disproportion.
Emesis and queasiness occurring after anesthesia.
Injection of an anesthetic into the nerves to inhibit nerve transmission in a specific part of the body.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Diagnostic, therapeutic, and investigative procedures prescribed and performed by health professionals, the results of which do not justify the benefits or hazards and costs to the patient.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
The unborn young of a viviparous mammal, in the postembryonic period, after the major structures have been outlined. In humans, the unborn young from the end of the eighth week after CONCEPTION until BIRTH, as distinguished from the earlier EMBRYO, MAMMALIAN.
An opioid analgesic that is used as an adjunct in anesthesia, in balanced anesthesia, and as a primary anesthetic agent.
Excision of the uterus.
Care provided the pregnant woman in order to prevent complications, and decrease the incidence of maternal and prenatal mortality.
A highly vascularized mammalian fetal-maternal organ and major site of transport of oxygen, nutrients, and fetal waste products. It includes a fetal portion (CHORIONIC VILLI) derived from TROPHOBLASTS and a maternal portion (DECIDUA) derived from the uterine ENDOMETRIUM. The placenta produces an array of steroid, protein and peptide hormones (PLACENTAL HORMONES).
Premature separation of the normally implanted PLACENTA from the UTERUS. Signs of varying degree of severity include UTERINE BLEEDING, uterine MUSCLE HYPERTONIA, and FETAL DISTRESS or FETAL DEATH.
Pathophysiological conditions of the FETUS in the UTERUS. Some fetal diseases may be treated with FETAL THERAPIES.
Blocking of maternal circulation by AMNIOTIC FLUID that is forced into uterine VEINS by strong UTERINE CONTRACTION near the end of pregnancy. It is characterized by the sudden onset of severe respiratory distress and HYPOTENSION that can lead to maternal DEATH.
The practice of assisting women in childbirth.
The thin layers of tissue that surround the developing embryo. There are four extra-embryonic membranes commonly found in VERTEBRATES, such as REPTILES; BIRDS; and MAMMALS. They are the YOLK SAC, the ALLANTOIS, the AMNION, and the CHORION. These membranes provide protection and means to transport nutrients and wastes.
Mechanical or anoxic trauma incurred by the infant during labor or delivery.
Blood of the fetus. Exchange of nutrients and waste between the fetal and maternal blood occurs via the PLACENTA. The cord blood is blood contained in the umbilical vessels (UMBILICAL CORD) at the time of delivery.
The condition of carrying two or more FETUSES simultaneously.
Deaths occurring from the 28th week of GESTATION to the 28th day after birth in a given population.
Human females who are pregnant, as cultural, psychological, or sociological entities.
An intense itching sensation that produces the urge to rub or scratch the skin to obtain relief.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Compounds with activity like OPIATE ALKALOIDS, acting at OPIOID RECEPTORS. Properties include induction of ANALGESIA or NARCOSIS.
An incision in the uterus, performed through either the abdomen or the vagina.
Onset of OBSTETRIC LABOR before term (TERM BIRTH) but usually after the FETUS has become viable. In humans, it occurs sometime during the 29th through 38th week of PREGNANCY. TOCOLYSIS inhibits premature labor and can prevent the BIRTH of premature infants (INFANT, PREMATURE).
Contraction of the UTERINE MUSCLE.
The hollow thick-walled muscular organ in the female PELVIS. It consists of the fundus (the body) which is the site of EMBRYO IMPLANTATION and FETAL DEVELOPMENT. Beyond the isthmus at the perineal end of fundus, is CERVIX UTERI (the neck) opening into VAGINA. Beyond the isthmi at the upper abdominal end of fundus, are the FALLOPIAN TUBES.
The care of women and a fetus or newborn given before, during, and after delivery from the 28th week of gestation through the 7th day after delivery.
A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.
A republic in eastern Africa bounded on the north by RWANDA and on the south by TANZANIA. Its capital is Bujumbura.
Preliminary administration of a drug preceding a diagnostic, therapeutic, or surgical procedure. The commonest types of premedication are antibiotics (ANTIBIOTIC PROPHYLAXIS) and anti-anxiety agents. It does not include PREANESTHETIC MEDICATION.
Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.
The use of two or more chemicals simultaneously or sequentially to induce anesthesia. The drugs need not be in the same dosage form.
The state of PREGNANCY in women with DIABETES MELLITUS. This does not include either symptomatic diabetes or GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE induced by pregnancy (DIABETES, GESTATIONAL) which resolves at the end of pregnancy.
A clear, yellowish liquid that envelopes the FETUS inside the sac of AMNION. In the first trimester, it is likely a transudate of maternal or fetal plasma. In the second trimester, amniotic fluid derives primarily from fetal lung and kidney. Cells or substances in this fluid can be removed for prenatal diagnostic tests (AMNIOCENTESIS).
Exchange of substances between the maternal blood and the fetal blood at the PLACENTA via PLACENTAL CIRCULATION. The placental barrier excludes microbial or viral transmission.
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the mother.
A potent narcotic analgesic, abuse of which leads to habituation or addiction. It is primarily a mu-opioid agonist. Fentanyl is also used as an adjunct to general anesthetics, and as an anesthetic for induction and maintenance. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1078)
The event that a FETUS is born alive with heartbeats or RESPIRATION regardless of GESTATIONAL AGE. Such liveborn is called a newborn infant (INFANT, NEWBORN).
The flexible rope-like structure that connects a developing FETUS to the PLACENTA in mammals. The cord contains blood vessels which carry oxygen and nutrients from the mother to the fetus and waste products away from the fetus.
The care provided to women and their NEWBORNS for the first few months following CHILDBIRTH.
A potentially life-threatening condition in which EMBRYO IMPLANTATION occurs outside the cavity of the UTERUS. Most ectopic pregnancies (>96%) occur in the FALLOPIAN TUBES, known as TUBAL PREGNANCY. They can be in other locations, such as UTERINE CERVIX; OVARY; and abdominal cavity (PREGNANCY, ABDOMINAL).
The technique of using a microtome to cut thin or ultrathin sections of tissues embedded in a supporting substance. The microtome is an instrument that hold a steel, glass or diamond knife in clamps at an angle to the blocks of prepared tissues, which it cuts in sections of equal thickness.
Diseases of newborn infants present at birth (congenital) or developing within the first month of birth. It does not include hereditary diseases not manifesting at birth or within the first 30 days of life nor does it include inborn errors of metabolism. Both HEREDITARY DISEASES and METABOLISM, INBORN ERRORS are available as general concepts.
A condition in pregnant women with elevated systolic (>140 mm Hg) and diastolic (>90 mm Hg) blood pressure on at least two occasions 6 h apart. HYPERTENSION complicates 8-10% of all pregnancies, generally after 20 weeks of gestation. Gestational hypertension can be divided into several broad categories according to the complexity and associated symptoms, such as EDEMA; PROTEINURIA; SEIZURES; abnormalities in BLOOD COAGULATION and liver functions.
Introduction of therapeutic agents into the spinal region using a needle and syringe.
The innermost membranous sac that surrounds and protects the developing embryo which is bathed in the AMNIOTIC FLUID. Amnion cells are secretory EPITHELIAL CELLS and contribute to the amniotic fluid.
Organic compounds containing the -CO-NH2 radical. Amides are derived from acids by replacement of -OH by -NH2 or from ammonia by the replacement of H by an acyl group. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Infection occurring at the site of a surgical incision.
The bond or lack thereof between a pregnant woman and her FETUS.
A narcotic analgesic that can be used for the relief of most types of moderate to severe pain, including postoperative pain and the pain of labor. Prolonged use may lead to dependence of the morphine type; withdrawal symptoms appear more rapidly than with morphine and are of shorter duration.
The insertion of recombinant DNA molecules from prokaryotic and/or eukaryotic sources into a replicating vehicle, such as a plasmid or virus vector, and the introduction of the resultant hybrid molecules into recipient cells without altering the viability of those cells.
The event that a FETUS is born dead or stillborn.
Regulatory sequences important for viral replication that are located on each end of the HIV genome. The LTR includes the HIV ENHANCER, promoter, and other sequences. Specific regions in the LTR include the negative regulatory element (NRE), NF-kappa B binding sites , Sp1 binding sites, TATA BOX, and trans-acting responsive element (TAR). The binding of both cellular and viral proteins to these regions regulates HIV transcription.
The co-occurrence of pregnancy and an INFECTION. The infection may precede or follow FERTILIZATION.
The neck portion of the UTERUS between the lower isthmus and the VAGINA forming the cervical canal.
A change in the CERVIX UTERI with respect to its readiness to relax. The cervix normally becomes softer, more flexible, more distensible, and shorter in the final weeks of PREGNANCY. These cervical changes can also be chemically induced (LABOR, INDUCED).
Specialized arterial vessels in the umbilical cord. They carry waste and deoxygenated blood from the FETUS to the mother via the PLACENTA. In humans, there are usually two umbilical arteries but sometimes one.

Trial of labor versus elective repeat cesarean section for the women with a previous cesarean section: a decision analysis. (1/44)

In order to reduce the cesarean-delivery rate, more and more pregnant women are offered trials of labor (TOL) after their previous cesarean sections. TOL and elective repeat cesarean section (ERCS) have different risks and benefits. We constructed a decision analysis to explore this issue. Probabilities were derived from literature reviews. Health state utilities were derived from the authors' clinical judgement. The analysis considered the disutility of the procedures and the disutilities of the morbidity. Using the baseline assumption, ERCS was superior to TOL. One-way sensitivity analyses showed that the result was insensitive to all of the probability estimates and the disutilities of the morbidity. However, the result was sensitive to the patient's preference for ERCS, successful TOL, or failed TOL. The analysis indicates that the best delivery method for a woman who has had a previous cesarean section depends on patient's preference. More patients' preference studies are needed.  (+info)

Unwanted caesarean sections among public and private patients in Brazil: prospective study. (2/44)

OBJECTIVE: To assess and compare the preferences of pregnant women in the public and private sector regarding delivery in Brazil. DESIGN: Face to face structured interviews with women who were interviewed early in pregnancy, about one month before the due date, and about one month post partum. SETTING: Four cities in Brazil. PARTICIPANTS: 1612 pregnant women: 1093 public patients and 519 private patients. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Rates of delivery by caesarean section in public and private institutions; women's preferences for delivery; timing of decision to perform caesarean section. RESULTS: 1136 women completed all three interviews; 476 women were lost to follow up (376 public patients and 100 private patients). Despite large differences in the rates of caesarean section in the two sectors (222/717 (31%) among public patients and 302/419 (72%) among private patients) there were no significant differences in preferences between the two groups. In both antenatal interviews, 70-80% in both sectors said they would prefer to deliver vaginally. In a large proportion of cases (237/502) caesarean delivery was decided on before admission: 48/207 (23%) in women in the public sector and 189/295 (64%) in women in the private sector. CONCLUSIONS: The large difference in the rates of caesarean sections in women in the public and private sectors is due to more unwanted caesarean sections among private patients rather than to a difference in preferences for delivery. High or rising rates of caesarean sections do not necessarily reflect demand for surgical delivery.  (+info)

Laparoscopic repair of a uteroperitoneal fistula. (3/44)

Repairs of pelvic fistulas using abdominal, vaginal, and laparoscopic approaches have been described. In the present case report, we describe our experience with the laparoscopic repair of a uteroperitoneal fistula.  (+info)

Ectopic pregnancies in Caesarean section scars: the 8 year experience of one medical centre. (4/44)

BACKGROUND: Our aim was to supplement the mostly individual case reports on the rarely occurring and life-threatening condition of ectopic pregnancy developing in a Caesarean section scar. METHODS AND RESULTS: Eight of all the patients treated in our department between 1995 and 2002 had been diagnosed for ectopic pregnancy that developed in a Caesarean section scar. They comprised this case series group. Four of them underwent methotrexate treatment; one had expectant management, one transcervical aspiration of the gestational sac and two by open surgery. All the non-surgically treated women had an uneventful outcome. One underwent a term Caesarean hysterectomy and the other first trimester hysterotomy and excision of the pregnancy located in the scarred uterus. Analysis of all these women's obstetric history revealed that five of them (63%) had been previously operated because of breech presentation, one had a cervical pregnancy and one had placenta previa. Four of them (50%) had multiple (> or = 2) Caesarean sections. CONCLUSIONS: The women at risk for pregnancy in a Caesarean section scar appear to be those with a history of placental pathology, ectopic pregnancy, multiple Caesarean sections and Caesarean breech delivery. Heightened awareness of this possibility and early diagnosis by means of transvaginal sonography can improve outcome and minimize the need for emergency extended surgery.  (+info)

Sonographic imaging of cervical scars after Cesarean section. (5/44)

OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether uterine contractions at the time of a Cesarean section have an impact on future presence and location of a cervical Cesarean scar. METHODS: A targeted transvaginal ultrasound examination of the fetus, uterus and cervix was done in 2973 consecutive women at 14-16 weeks' gestation. The sonographer was blinded to the women's previous obstetric histories. The presence and location of a sonographic cervical hypoechogenic line, which probably represented a Cesarean scar, was recorded. RESULTS: There were 180 women with a previous Cesarean section performed before the start of uterine contractions and 173 with a Cesarean section performed during contractions in labor. The cervical hypoechogenic line was more common in sections performed during contractions (75.7% vs. 52.7%; P < 0.001) and was more distally located from the internal os (17.9 +/- 9.4 vs. 14.6 +/- 9.1 mm; P = 0.01). A hypoechogenic line was observed in 21/2620 women without a previous Cesarean section, representing a false-positive rate of 0.8%. CONCLUSION: Cesarean sections, especially those done during uterine contractions, are actually performed through cervical tissue. This finding is in agreement with the physiological process of cervical effacement during contractions.  (+info)

Maternal and perinatal outcomes associated with a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery. (6/44)

BACKGROUND: The proportion of women who attempt vaginal delivery after prior cesarean delivery has decreased largely because of concern about safety. The absolute and relative risks associated with a trial of labor in women with a history of cesarean delivery, as compared with elective repeated cesarean delivery without labor, are uncertain. METHODS: We conducted a prospective four-year observational study of all women with a singleton gestation and a prior cesarean delivery at 19 academic medical centers. Maternal and perinatal outcomes were compared between women who underwent a trial of labor and women who had an elective repeated cesarean delivery without labor. RESULTS: Vaginal delivery was attempted by 17,898 women, and 15,801 women underwent elective repeated cesarean delivery without labor. Symptomatic uterine rupture occurred in 124 women who underwent a trial of labor (0.7 percent). Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy occurred in no infants whose mothers underwent elective repeated cesarean delivery and in 12 infants born at term whose mothers underwent a trial of labor (P<0.001). Seven of these cases of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy followed uterine rupture (absolute risk, 0.46 per 1000 women at term undergoing a trial of labor), including two neonatal deaths. The rate of endometritis was higher in women undergoing a trial of labor than in women undergoing repeated elective cesarean delivery (2.9 percent vs. 1.8 percent), as was the rate of blood transfusion (1.7 percent vs. 1.0 percent). The frequency of hysterectomy and of maternal death did not differ significantly between groups (0.2 percent vs. 0.3 percent, and 0.02 percent vs. 0.04 percent, respectively). CONCLUSIONS: A trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery is associated with a greater perinatal risk than is elective repeated cesarean delivery without labor, although absolute risks are low. This information is relevant for counseling women about their choices after a cesarean section.  (+info)

Predicting cesarean section and uterine rupture among women attempting vaginal birth after prior cesarean section. (7/44)

BACKGROUND: There is currently no validated method for antepartum prediction of the risk of failed vaginal birth after cesarean section and no information on the relationship between the risk of emergency cesarean delivery and the risk of uterine rupture. METHODS AND FINDINGS: We linked a national maternity hospital discharge database and a national registry of perinatal deaths. We studied 23,286 women with one prior cesarean delivery who attempted vaginal birth at or after 40-wk gestation. The population was randomly split into model development and validation groups. The factors associated with emergency cesarean section were maternal age (adjusted odds ratio [OR] = 1.22 per 5-y increase, 95% confidence interval [CI]: 1.16 to 1.28), maternal height (adjusted OR = 0.75 per 5-cm increase, 95% CI: 0.73 to 0.78), male fetus (adjusted OR = 1.18, 95% CI: 1.08 to 1.29), no previous vaginal birth (adjusted OR = 5.08, 95% CI: 4.52 to 5.72), prostaglandin induction of labor (adjusted OR = 1.42, 95% CI: 1.26 to 1.60), and birth at 41-wk (adjusted OR = 1.30, 95% CI: 1.18 to 1.42) or 42-wk (adjusted OR = 1.38, 95% CI: 1.17 to 1.62) gestation compared with 40-wk. In the validation group, 36% of the women had a low predicted risk of caesarean section (< 20%) and 16.5% of women had a high predicted risk (> 40%); 10.9% and 47.7% of these women, respectively, actually had deliveries by caesarean section. The predicted risk of caesarean section was also associated with the risk of all uterine rupture (OR for a 5% increase in predicted risk = 1.22, 95% CI: 1.14 to 1.31) and uterine rupture associated with perinatal death (OR for a 5% increase in predicted risk = 1.32, 95% CI: 1.02 to 1.73). The observed incidence of uterine rupture was 2.0 per 1,000 among women at low risk of cesarean section and 9.1 per 1,000 among those at high risk (relative risk = 4.5, 95% CI: 2.6 to 8.1). We present the model in a simple-to-use format. CONCLUSIONS: We present, to our knowledge, the first validated model for antepartum prediction of the risk of failed vaginal birth after prior cesarean section. Women at increased risk of emergency caesarean section are also at increased risk of uterine rupture, including catastrophic rupture leading to perinatal death.  (+info)

Asymptomatic abdominal wall endometrioma 15 years after cesarean section. (8/44)

Abdominal wall endometriosis is rare and its diagnosis is difficult. However, the consequences may be serious, like recurrences or even malignant transformation. We report a rarer case of asymptomatic abdominal wall endometrioma, accidentally found during a surgical procedure for a second cesarean section, in a 39-years old patient, without any relevant history of endometriosis. The tumor was subcutaneous, 3/3 cm in size, located in the left angle of the incision from the 15 years previously performed cesarean section and freely mobile in relation with the skin and the fascia. It was excised, with clear margins (to prevent recurrences), during the procedure. The patient was discharged after five days. The postoperative period and the follow-up at one and three months were uneventful. The pathological examination clarified the diagnosis by revealing an endometrioma with decidual reaction. Such a condition may be, therefore, evoked before an abdominal wall tumor, even without specific symptoms, even in a 39-years old woman and longtime after the possible causal surgery. Pathological examination remains the ultimate diagnostic tool. Relevant prophylactic attitude at the end of the cesarean section may be considered.  (+info)

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The baby came out fine, but for the mother we suspected one of most feared complications in obstetrics - that her placenta had burrowed deep into the muscle of the uterus.. To get oxygen and nutrients to the fetus, the placenta needs to attach just a few millimeters deep into the uterus. We worried that hers had gone much farther and might eat through the entire thickness of the uterus, keeping it from shrinking back to its normal size after delivery and causing a massive hemorrhage. We gave a gentle tug on the umbilical cord. Usually the placenta peels off with such gentle pulling, but hers remained stuck - an ominous sign.. The case points out a fundamental truth about surgical delivery: a first cesarean for most women leads to a cesarean with every pregnancy. And while a first section is quick, easy to perform, and rarely complicated, each repeat surgery carries greater risk. More and more women are finding themselves on the C-section path. Almost one in three babies was delivered by cesarean ...
After a cesarean delivery at 30 weeks, a 1430-gram premature female neonate was noted to have generalized thick, dark brown scale forming a tight membrane over her entire skin surface. Her mother was a healthy 19-year-old gravida 1 with normal prenatal screening ultrasound and laboratory studies. Family history did not reveal any congenital malformations or genetic disorders. ...
BACKGROUND: Uncertainty exists about benefits and harms of a planned vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) compared with elective repeat caesarean (ERC). We conducted a prospective restricted cohort study consisting of a patient preference cohort study, and a small nested randomised trial to compare benefits and risks of a planned ERC with planned VBAC. METHODS AND FINDINGS: 2,345 women with one prior caesarean, eligible for VBAC at term, were recruited from 14 Australian maternity hospitals. Women were assigned by patient preference (n = 2,323) or randomisation (n = 22) to planned VBAC (1,225 patient preference, 12 randomised) or planned ERC (1,098 patient preference, ten randomised). The primary outcome was risk of fetal death or death of liveborn infant before discharge or serious infant outcome. Data were analysed for the 2,345 women (100%) and infants enrolled. The risk of fetal death or liveborn infant death prior to discharge or serious infant outcome was significantly lower for infants ...
title = Re: Association between ultrasonographic parameters of Cesarean scar defect and outcome of early termination of pregnancy. H.-K. Au, C.-F. Liu, C.-R. Tzeng, and L.-W. Chien. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2016; 47: 506-510 ...
Cesarean section is associated with an increased risk for early hysterectomy and therefore may jeopoardize womens long term reproductive health.
A number of studies have found that institutional factors are more influential than natural factors on the delivery workload.4-7 Despite the fact that scheduled cesarean deliveries at our institution account for 53% of our total cesarean deliveries, the scheduled ones did not appear to impact the overall cesarean workload pattern. Our results show that despite a bias toward more scheduled cesarean deliveries earlier in the week, the peak workload occurs in the latter part of the week. We are not sure why this workload bias exists. Clinicians may increase cesarean deliveries on Thursday and Friday in anticipation of the weekend. Induction policies may influence overall cesarean delivery times more than do scheduled deliveries. We did not find that cesarean and total deliveries were significantly reduced over the weekend. Reduced weekend and night coverage may give clinicians the impression of an increased workload ...
This presentation deals with caesarean delivery, its indications and the nursing care given to that surgery.- authorSTREAM Presentation
上周刊於《美國醫學會雜誌 Network Open》的超大型研究 [1] 指,剖腹產(cesarean delivery)與兒童患自閉症或專注力失調症(ADHD)有關,令很多準媽媽擔心是否應該選回自然分娩的方式產子。畢竟香港的剖腹產比率約為 24.6%[2],比醫療學界共識的10至15%為高[3],且一直有上升趨勢,而現時也沒有強烈證據顯示剖腹產對孕婦或嬰孩有更多好處。
After a first cesarean delivery, a pregnant woman has to choose between an elective repeat cesarean delivery (ERCD) and a trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC) with the goal of achieving a vaginal birth (VBAC). In order to make this decision, both cl
Isthmocele is a pouch-like defect on the anterior wall of the uterus at the isthmus. It appears as a fluid-filled pouch in the anterior uterine wall at the site of a previous cesarean section scar. The flow of blood during menstruation through the cervical region may be hampered by the presence of isthmocele. This is because the blood may accumulate in the pouch-like defect because of the presence of fibrotic tissue. This can also cause pelvic pain in the suprapubic area, infertility and abnormal post menstrual bleeding. The global incidence is somewhere between 6.2% and 36%, with an average rate of 21.1%.[1] These symptoms, taken together, have been closely investigated and are called cesarean scar syndrome.[2] Other complications of cesarean scar defect include complications occurring during subsequent pregnancy such as scar dehiscence, scar ectopic pregnancy, placenta previa and accreta. Complications can occur during gynecological procedures like uterine evacuation, hysteroscopy, or during ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Childhood health problems following planned caesarean delivery at term. T2 - a population-based retrospective cohort study of Scottish data. AU - Black, Mairead Eileen. AU - Mclernon, D.. AU - Norman, J.. AU - Bhattacharya, Siladitya. PY - 2015/4. Y1 - 2015/4. M3 - Abstract. VL - 122. SP - 4. EP - 4. JO - BJOG-An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. JF - BJOG-An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. SN - 1470-0328. ER - ...
CAMBRIDGE, England -- Women are likely to need a Caesarean delivery at term if, midway through pregnancy, the cervix is 40 mm or longer, researchers here found.
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Cesarean section definition is - a surgical procedure involving incision of the walls of the abdomen and uterus for delivery of offspring. How to use cesarean section in a sentence.
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I was due thrus Dec 4th. Im 1.5cen, 75% and very soft. I had a csection in 06 and a VBAC in 09. The will be my second VBAC. Had an ultrasound yesterday baby
Caesarean section is a type of surgical procedure to deliver babies via incisions in the abdomen & uterus. Learn all about its procedure, recovery & risks.
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Anyone had a membrane sweep and Vbac? I am due in 12 days and we are attempting a VBA2C if we go into labour naturally without any induction ,...
Having probably not a great day today but feeling very unsure suddenly about my decision to go for a vbac Background is 33 weeks with dc2. Ds was an
I have two gorgeous little boys Jack & George aged one and two years. Jack was breach and they tried to turn him, I lost a lot of blood and ende
TY - JOUR. T1 - The association of maternal age and symptomatic uterine rupture during a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery. AU - Shipp, Thomas D.. AU - Zelop, Carolyn. AU - Repke, John T.. AU - Cohen, Amy. AU - Caughey, Aaron B.. AU - Lieberman, Ellice. PY - 2002/4/4. Y1 - 2002/4/4. N2 - OBJECTIVE: To estimate whether maternal age is associated with a symptomatic uterine rupture during a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of all patients undergoing a trial of labor after prior cesarean delivery over a 12-year period. We analyzed the labors of women with one prior cesarean and no prior vaginal deliveries. The uterine rupture rate was determined with respect to maternal age. Multiple logistic regression was used to control for potential confounding variables. RESULTS: Overall, 32 (1.1%) uterine ruptures occurred among 3015 women. For women younger than 30 years, the risk of uterine rupture was 0.5%, and for those women ...
The rate of cesarean delivery in the United States is at a record high and continues to increase. Conversely, rates of vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC) have declined (to 12.7 percent in 2002 from 28.3 percent in 1996). Childbirth accounts for about one quarter of hospital admissions for U.S. women. Guise and colleagues conducted an extensive review to evaluate the benefits and harms of VBAC and elective repeat cesarean delivery.. The authors searched electronic databases for relevant published articles, systematic reviews, clinical trials, and reports. They also sought evidence from reference lists and contacted experts for recommendations. Relevant evidence arising since the 1980 National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference on VBAC was sought. Clinical studies conducted in developed countries were eligible for inclusion if they contained at least 10 patients and provided data about uterine rupture, VBAC rates, and maternal and fetal outcomes, and were not focused ...
Retrospective study on outcome of trial of vaginal birth after Previous Caesarean Section and indications for emergency repeat caesarean section in tertiary care hospital-IJOGR-Print ISSN No:-2394-2746 Online ISSN No:-2394-2754Article DOI No:-10.18231,Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research-IP Innovative P
We studied 510 patients in a retrospective, nonrandomized, comparative survey of vaginal births and repeat caesarean section after one primary caesarean section at the Port Moresby General Hospital. 478 (94%) were allowed a trial of scar (TOS). The m
Le taux de ruptures utérines est multiplié par 4 à 6 en cas de déclenchement avec accélération du travail, dans une tentative daccouchement vaginal après une césarienne.
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With more than one third of pregnancies in the United States being delivered by cesarean and the growing knowledge of morbidities associated with repeat cesarean deliveries, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, …
The VBAC segment was not only mostly one-sided, the risks were over inflated and misrepresented. The title of the segment is a load of crap, because it really DOESNT talk much about what a womans options are. It shows the incredible amount of unbalanced information that is out there, especially from OBs. A sound resembling a dying cat escaped my throat every time I heard the words, attempt a VBAC, try to have a VBAC, and trial of labor. Yes, this is OB lingo. And while I will agree that in the hospital it really IS attempting a VBAC, because hospital VBAC attempts are rarely successful...and even less so if we look at the big picture and include women that start out interested in having a VBAC, and then are dissuaded by the OB...it is hurtful language. I believe in the power of words. What if we told each mom who wanted a natural birth that she was, attempting a natural birth, or that she could, try for a natural birth? What does this imply? This, to me (and many other women) ...
In a large number of cases, the imperial cut managed to save both the baby and the mother, but many women demand it regardless of whether they can give birth in a natural way, and they are not really aware of the consequences of car crashes and do not know many benefits, but also disadvantages and one and another procedure.. Scientific research has proven that the cesarean section is much more dangerous than the normal birth process because the cesarean cuts a lot of bleeding and hence blood clots are formed quickly and thus can cause death.. In addition, the main cause and main difference between these two births is to make a cut on the stomach, which automatically leads to a longer recovery time, and this is considerable and even in some cases up to a month.. In some cases, when carousel is caused by caesarean section, there may be dangerous uterine rupture, urinary bladder injury, and a large number of intestines, and many experts advise that women are naturally occurring.. ...
Hi! Question for the btdt moms who have had a vbac before. I had an emergency c-section with my son almost 2 years ago. I had a consult with a physician today to talk about the risks of a vbac and I left the appointment got in my car and had an anxiety attack about all of the possible risks associated with a vbac. I need some positive stories or some encouragement that a vbac is possible and that I can do it. Thanks mommas!
This is my first (and last) baby but I was just wandering if people could tell me whether they thought a C section was less or more painful AFTER the birth, than say a normal vaginal birth? I am
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I was in the Coombe the last time, public under Mary Anglim. Ended up with an emergency section for foetal distress. WOuld really like a vbac this time. Im more than happy to go with M Anglim again but before I trek off to the doctor to get things in motion, I was wondering if anyone knows which cons in the Coombe would be most supportive of vbac? Ive heard that attitudes vaary enormously. Ive also heard of people taking a week off their due date etc in order to maximise their chances of vbac. Am not sure about this but wondering what you all think? Many thanks, A thrilled wolly ...
Hi, I recently got back from a VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean section) appointment and I am just wondering if anyone can share their experiences of a natural birth after c section. I was all set to try naturally and now I really am not sure! Thanks!
Rates of caesarean section are of concern in both developed and developing countries. We set out to estimate the proportion of births by caesarean section (CS) at national, regional and global levels, describe regional and subregional patterns and correlate rates with other reproductive health indic …
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Learn about vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), how it compares with having a repeat C-section, and why your maternity care provider may prefer one over the other.
Hi everyone, The next VBAC support meeting is at 7pm on Thursday at the Bewleys Hotel at the M1/M50 interchange. Come along for a chat and a cuppa with other Mums considering or preparing for VBAC. See you there! Tracy ...
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Vaginal birth after Caesarean Section (VBAC) carries risks of uterine rupture, with increased perinatal mortality risk. When labour is induced there may be higher uterine rupture and repeat caesarean section (CS) rates in women with previous CS, compared to when labour starts spontaneously.1 The method of induction of labour (IOL) in women with previous CS remains controversial, as there is a higher risk of uterine rupture when prostaglandins (PGs) are used compared with the use of non-prostaglandin methods.2 For women with previous CS, NICE guidance recommends PGs for routine use in IOL,3 however, obstetricians concerned about the increased uterine rupture risk may prefer to offer elective CS instead, therefore increasing CS rates.. Comparisons between the use of cervical dilator balloon catheters versus PGs in nulliparous women have shown similar efficacy in establishing labour, without the risks of uterine hyperstimulation or rupture.4 5 IOL with Cook cervical dilator balloon was introduced ...
METHODS: Women undergoing elective repeat cesarean section with subarachnoid anesthesia (0.5% hyperbaric bupivacaine 8-10 mg and sufentanil 5 μg) were enrolled in a double-blind, randomized study. Patients in the S-Ketamine group (N.=28) received i.v. midazolam 0.02 mg/kg and S-Ketamine 0.5 mg/kg i.m. bolus 10 minutes after birth followed by a 2 μg/kg/min i.v. continuous infusion for 12 h. The control group (N.=28) received placebo. Paracetamol and patient controlled analgesia with intravenous morphine were given postoperatively. Von Frey filaments were used to assess pain threshold on the inner forearm and T10-T11 dermatomes (supposed hyperalgesic area ...
Women who have had a prior c-section have the option of a undergoing vaginal birth after c-section (VBAC) or an elective repeat c-section. A successful vaginal birth carries a lower risk to the woman than does a repeat c-section. Women undergoing a vaginal delivery will generally have an easier recovery with fewer problems after delivery and a shorter hospital stay than those who have a c-section.. However, there are certain individuals who are more likely to be successful for a VBAC than others. If your prior cesarean section had been performed for a fetal issue (I.e. baby was breech, heart rate was worrisome, etc.), the likelihood of a successful VBAC approaches 85%. If your prior cesarean section was done for a maternal reason (i.e. stopped dilating, baby didnt fit through the pelvis), the likelihood of a successful VBAC is only around 50%.. There are risks associated with undergoing a VBAC. The most serious risk is that of uterine rupture. In most cases, cesarean sections are performed with ...
Caesarean section (CS) has short and long-term health effects for both the woman and her baby. One of the greatest contributors to the CS rate is elective repeat CS. Vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) is an option for many women; despite this the proportion of women attempting VBAC remains low. Potentially the relationship that women have with their healthcare professional may have a major influence on the uptake of VBAC. Models of service delivery, which enable an individual approach to care, may make a difference to the uptake of VBAC. Midwifery continuity of care could be an effective model to encourage and support women to choose VBAC. A randomised, controlled trial will be undertaken. Eligible pregnant women, whose most recent previous birth was by lower-segment CS, will be randomly allocated 1:1 to an intervention group or control group. The intervention provides midwifery continuity of care to women through pregnancy, labour, birth and early postnatal care. The control group will receive
Any woman in labor-not just one attempting a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC)-might have complications during childbirth that require a cesarean section delivery.. If there is no medical reason for a cesarean, vaginal delivery is generally a safe option for both mother and baby. It is common, though, to fear going through labor after having had a cesarean delivery. This is especially true for women who have tried a vaginal birth but, after a long and difficult labor, ended up delivering by cesarean.. The ultimate decision to try a vaginal birth is made by you and your doctor. If you want to try a VBAC but your doctor is not in favor of your choice and does not have a clear reason, consider getting a second opinion.. If you are considering VBAC, talk with your doctor about:. ...
The inclusion criteria for skin-to-skin contact candidates were foundational to the protocol development. The families included experienced nonemergent, elective, repeat cesarean deliveries, or cesarean deliveries performed because of a failure to progress/dilate or breech presentation. The infants were greater than 38 weeks of gestation and in no acute distress. Role responsibilities were developed for the neonatal registered nurse, certified registered nurse anesthetist/anesthesiologist, circulating registered nurse, delivering physician, scrub technician, the mother, and the mothers support person. The protocol included a surgical unit that was setup to allow the mother to select music, provided the use of dim lighting, provided extra sterile plastic cord clamp on field, and positioned warmed blankets and an infant cap near the head of the mothers bed. The protocol of family education was to discuss with the mother and her support person one of the following three options: (a) observe the ...
Increasing rate of caesarean section in all over the world made us perform study on trial of labour in patient with one previous caesarean section in Alzahra Hospital , the center of gynecology obstetric in Najaf , We take number of patients in labour room start labour spontaneously with previous one of caesarean section, lower segment transvers, including case was selected for elective caesarean section but suddenly start labour number of them delivers by emergency caesarean section we compare this percentage with other study the result was acceptable we encourage trial of labour after one caesarean section as a safe mode of delivery that decrease rate of caesarean section and its complications we recommend farther in this evaluate field.
Dear Ona. I submitted your question to ob/gyn Anthony Dardano, MD and here is his response:. While I certainly agree this delivery should be via cesarean section, I strongly disagree that future pregnancies are dangerous. Over the years I have performed multiple repeat cesareans on the same patient without any problem at all. Modern surgical techniques with absorbable suture material really place no limit on the number of pregnancies a uterus can support. The danger comes with possible rupture with the force of labor contractions and that is why I stated that repeat cesarean section is the indicated delivery route.. Tubal ligation is never morally permissible for the direct intention of preventing pregnancy. This is a moral principle which cannot be violated. Pray to Our Lady to guide you in making this important moral decision.. May God bless you. Anthony N Dardano, MD, FACS, FACOG ...
One of the most controversial topics in Obstetrics is VBAC* (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section). Before the 1970s, the rule of thumb was Once a C-section, always a C-section. When a C-section is performed, an incision is cut in the lower part of the uterus. It is sutured back together after the baby is delivered, but it is always weaker than the surrounding tissue. The concern for allowing someone to labor after a C-section is that the uterine scar might break open due to the force of the contractions. Studies in the late seventies showed that the actual occurrence of rupture was low and it was safe to consider VBAC in the appropriate candidates. With increasing C-section rates, the opportunity for VBAC increased until the mid-90s when the VBAC rate peaked at 28%. However, with increased number of VBAC, we saw increased complications. A lot of women were getting VBACs who were not ideal candidates and at that point the dangers of induction with VBAC were not fully realized. VBAC also ...
By Christ-Ann Magloire, MD. Serenity Holistic OB/GYN & Wellness Spa. What is a VBAC?. Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) is the term applied to any vaginal delivery that occurs following a Cesarean section. A VBAC may be chosen for multiple reasons and is associated with unique risks and benefits.. Once upon a time, after a Cesarean delivery had occurred, the standard of care was to continue performing Cesareans in any subsequent deliveries. This pattern was initially used to avoid the higher chances of a uterine rupture, which was a problem in early practice. Thankfully, due to todays more advanced Cesarean approaches - specifically in the lower, less contractile segments of the uterus - the risks of rupture have been been greatly reduced.. What are the benefits?. Given the accompanying emotions during childbirth, a vaginal delivery can often offer a more connected experience, thus promoting bonding and the opportunity for an authentic delivery. As well, there is less blood loss, wound ...
What is a vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC)? If you have had a previous cesarean delivery, you have two choices about how to give birth again: 1. You can have a scheduled cesarean delivery. 2. You can give birth vaginally. This is called a VBAC. What is a vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC)? If you have had a previous cesarean delivery, you have two choices about how to give birth again: You can have a scheduled cesarean delivery; You can give birth vaginally. This is called a vaginal birth after cesarean delivery (VBAC). ...
According to this study, the socio-demographic factors are related to the incidence of caesarean sections in Mozambique. The connection was found by carrying out cross tabulations, Pearson`s χ2- tests and logistic regression analyses. In 1994-1997 age group and parity were associated with incidence of caesarean sections when adjusted with all confounders. The older the mother was, the higher was the risk of a caesarean section. Women having their first child had caesarean section more often than women having at least their second or third child. People living in urban areas more likely receive a caesarean section than those in rural areas. In 1998-2003, in addition to age, parity and area of residence, the study found the wealth index to be the strongly associated socio-demographic factor for caesarean section. Caesarean sections were more common among women who-or whose partners-were highly educated. Socio-demographical factors, especially parity, have stronger association in incidence of ...
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Cesarean delivery can alter a womans sensation in the area where the incision has been made. Why is this happening? How long can this situation last? In addition, we tell you the causes that lead a gynecologist to perform a cesarean delivery.
A VBAC stands for Vaginal Birth After Cesarean. After having a cesarean (also known as a c-section), your chances of being able to have a natural, vaginal birth decrease slightly but that does not mean that it is not safe. In this weeks episode, Cory and Jenn open up about their VBAC experience with the birth of their youngest child and hope that if you are expecting and would like to try a VBAC, that this episode will provide some hope, action items and positive energy around this somewhat controversial subject.. **Disclaimer** Please work directly with your medical professional directly if you desire to attempt a VBAC. The views and information presented in this podcast are merely Jenn and Corys experience and are by no means meant to be anything other than their opinions and shared experience on the subject. Thank you for listening!. ...
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I am so grateful and thankful I was able to have a VBA3C (vaginal birth after three c-sections). It was a very challenging time for me in many ways. But I chose to trust God, trust myself and let my fears fall away. I experienced one of the best days of my life, holding my baby before anyone else and having those first moments together. All the work to get there was very worth it in the end. And to you dear reader, if you are preparing for a VBAC I wish you the absolute best. And I believe in you. I really do. As a woman capable to vaginally birth her baby. Go forward in your pursuit. And no matter the outcome, I pray you can have peace knowing you had an active role in the decisions made for your birth and ultimately, you will have much joy on this very special and sacred day. ...
My Dr. Keeps saying I am a good candidate for a vbac. I didnt ask. I dont want one. But I feel that she is trying to push me in to one. If I would try vbac, I have to be induced because I have a bleeding disorder. My previous induction was 36 hours long, I only made it to 4cm and ended up with a c section for failure to progress. Before my water had broke, I was having only back labor and my contractions were not registering on the monitor correctly. The nurses did not believe me. They kept upping the pitocin. By the time my water broke and they got the internal monitor put in, they realized they had screwed up. I was having 3, 3 minute long contractions right on top of each other with no breaks, keeping me from progressing. My daughters heart beat would go from 130 to 85 or less, continuously. I had felt her flip twice. And they didnt listen to me about my concerns over her heart beat either. When they did my section they discovered she had wrapped the cord around her neck, tightly, twice
The incision may be made across the bottom of the abdomen above the pubic area (transverse) or, in certain cases, in a line from the navel to the pubic area (vertical). In many cases, a woman delivering by cesarean can remain awake during the childbirth and be with her newborn soon afterward.. A cesarean section is a surgical procedure, and recovery takes longer than after a vaginal delivery. A woman recovering from a cesarean delivery requires extra help during the first week or so after delivery. ...
A new study may have identified the mechanism responsible for the weight gain seen in offspring born via cesarean delivery: a lack of healthful bacteria.. ...
A new study may have identified the mechanism responsible for the weight gain seen in offspring born via cesarean delivery: a lack of healthful bacteria.
Cesarean section or C-section is the surgical delivery of a baby through a cut (incision) made in the mothers abdomen and uterus.
Cesarean section or C-section is the surgical delivery of a baby through a cut (incision) made in the mothers abdomen and uterus.
Cesarean section or C-section is the surgical delivery of a baby through a cut (incision) made in the mothers abdomen and uterus.
Caesarean Section is increasingly becoming an option for pregnant women, some opting for it just because they do not want their vagina to lose shape.
Cesarean Section - everything you should know: the indications, the operation, and the peculiarities of the recovery period after c-section. Sex & sports after c-section
Evidence-based statements to deliver quality improvements in the care of women who plan for or may need a caesarean section (c-section)
The authors identify that 10-20% of fetal heads present in an occipito-posterior (OP) position at the onset of labour and that 2-5% will remain in a persistent occipitoposterior (POP) position. They cite the likelihood of spontaneous vaginal birth in POP positions as less than 40%, especially in pri
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When what you remember most about the day your child was born is not her or his cute nose, but the way your body was ripped apart, it can be hard to admit.
Caesarean section   A caesarean section (AE cesarean section), or c-section, is a form of childbirth in which a surgical incision is made through a
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Some of the biggest problems that we have faced is in getting an accurate model to work from when designing the prototype. There are not a lot of already established simulation devices which accurately represent the procedure we are trying to reproduce. We had to make a modified simulation ourselves to test the device. We have learned that when working on a new innovation, you sometimes have to innovate in other areas as well.. ...
Some local hospitals are now adopting programs and policies to reduce the number of surgical births, which can carry increased risk and are costlier.
Youve had a cesarean. Join the crowd! In the United States, 1 in 3 women will give birth this way. (Myself included!) Nearly 33% of all births assisted by surgery. And it can be a very important, life-saving procedure for women and babies. But... Now youre pregnant again. And, for some reason, you dont want…
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"Elective repeat caesarean section versus induction of labour for women with a previous caesarean birth". The Cochrane Database ... Women who have had a caesarean section for a previous pregnancy are at risk of having a uterine rupture, when their caesarean ... There is not yet enough research to determine which method of induction is safest for a woman who has had a caesarean section ... There is also no research to say whether it is better for these women and their babies to have an elective caesarean section ...
It may result in a successful VBAC (vaginal birth after caesarean) or a repeat caesarean section. In approximately 20-40% of ... Trial of labor after caesarean (TOLAC) is the term for an attempted birth in a patient who has had a previous caesarean section ... The main risks of TOLAC are emergency caesarean section and uterine rupture. "Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery - Deciding ... TOLAC is recommended when a patient has had one previous caesarean section using a low transverse uterine incision. ...
... it stays there forever and is also often seen during repeat cesarean section as that of the previous section. Prolene is also ... It is used in obstetrical practice, during cesarean sections to suture the rectus sheath of the abdominal wall because it is ...
... with greater risks of complications in an emergency repeat caesarean section than in an elective repeat caesarean section.[27][ ... Elective repeat Caesarean section (ERCS). Both have higher risks than a vaginal birth with no previous caesarean section. There ... Caesarean section, also known as C-section or caesarean delivery, is the use of surgery to deliver one or more babies.[2] A ... Global rates of caesarean section rates are increasing.[22] In the United Kingdom, in 2008, the Caesarean section rate was 24%. ...
... was admitted into a Khartoum hospital for a caesarean section; the hospital was one that the Comboni Missionary Sisters managed ... The infant was born but the mother suffered from repeated bleeding and other serious problems and was on the point of death ...
... of previous cesarean delivery and is used by clinicians to counsel whether to offer trials of labor or repeat cesarean section ... African American and Hispanic women continue to have higher rates of cesarean section than do white women in the US. Medical ... "Challenging the Use of Race in the Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section Calculator". Women's Health Issues. 29 (3): 201-204. ... "VAGINAL BIRTH AFTER CESAREAN". mfmunetwork.bsc.gwu.edu. Retrieved 2020-10-17. Grobman, William A.; Lai, Yinglei; Landon, Mark B ...
... pregnancies are to be distinguished from pregnancies that start from an implantation in a scar of a previous cesarean section, ... specifically repeated D&Cs (dilatation and curettage). Cervical ...
Opting for a caesarean section does not guarantee that transmission will not still occur. As of 2014 there was no permanent ... Repeated treatments are often needed because of the recurrent nature of the virus, especially for children, as the juvenile ... it is not recommended to expose the mother and child to the additional risks of caesarean section to prevent the transmission ... It is important to note that it is still uncertain whether caesarean delivery is a protective factor. Genotype of the HPV (e.g ...
... cesarean section MeSH E04.520.252.500.150 - cesarean section, repeat MeSH E04.520.252.750 - episiotomy MeSH E04.520.252.875 - ... vaginal birth after cesarean MeSH E04.520.252.996 - version, fetal MeSH E04.520.280 - fetoscopy MeSH E04.520.360 - hysteroscopy ...
... and obstructed labor at full cervical dilation when there is no option of a caesarean section. In some Irish cases, caesarean ... It is advised that this procedure should not be repeated due to the risk of gait problems and continual pain. Abduction of the ... She thought she was being brought to theatre for a caesarean section. No one told her the plan was to do the 'new procedure,' a ... Since this procedure does not scar the uterus, the concern of future uterine rupture that exists with cesarean section is not a ...
This female child is the first born of nonconsanguineous parents at 35 weeks gestation through a cesarean section due to ... LIS1 encodes for a 45kDa protein called PAFAH1B1 that contains seven WD40 repeats required for proper neuronal migration. The ... Another common treatment is a gastrostomy (insertion of a feeding tube) to reduce possible poor nutrition and repeated ...
... with greater risks of complications in an emergency repeat caesarean section than in an elective repeat caesarean section. On ... Elective repeat caesarean section (ERCS) Both have higher risks than a vaginal birth with no previous caesarean section. A ... Caesarean section, also known as C-section, or caesarean delivery, is the surgical procedure by which a baby is delivered ... Delivery after previous caesarean section is by either of two main options: Vaginal birth after caesarean section (VBAC) ...
Elective repeat caesarean section (ERCS) Both have higher risks than a vaginal birth with no previous caesarean section. There ... "Rates for Total Cesarean Section, Primary Cesarean Section and Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section (VBAC), United States, 1989 ... caesarean section should give birth by elective repeat caesarean section (ERCS). Unknown previous uterine incision Previous ... "Once a caesarean, always a caesarean." Overall, cesarean sections became so commonplace that the caesarean delivery rate ...
Bostons frequently require caesarean section to give birth, with over 80% of litters in a UK Kennel Club survey delivered this ... Bostons may be prone to snoring and reverse sneeze-a rapid and repeated forced inhalation through the nose-accompanied by ... Evans, K.; Adams, V. (2010). "Proportion of litters of purebred dogs born by caesarean section" (PDF). The Journal of small ... Wedderburn, Peter (6 April 2009). "Why do over 80 per cent of Bulldog births happen by caesarian section?". The Daily Telegraph ...
CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Nilay Vardar (28 May 2012). "Why Do We Need Caesarean Section and Abortion?". Bianet. ... He repeated this statement on numerous occasions. In 2010, Turkey's population was estimated at 73,700,000, with a growth rate ... Erdoğan has stated that he opposes Turkey's high and growing rate of caesarean section births because he believes that they ... The Supreme Electoral Council ordered a repeat of the election in Yalova and Ağrı, both of which the AKP had initially narrowly ...
The twins were born five weeks early by an emergency Caesarean section in Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, as ... Approaching him, she related that her father had been alcoholic and it was not a pattern she wished to repeat in their family. ...
Successful surgery enables women to live normal lives and have more children, but it is recommended to have a cesarean section ... which may be continual or only happen at night Foul-smelling vaginal discharge Repeated vaginal or urinary tract infections ... In less-developed countries, obstetric fistulae usually develop as a result of prolonged labor when a cesarean section cannot ... NGOs also work with local governments, like the government of Niger, to offer free cesarean sections, further preventing the ...
Martha is rushed to the hospital for an emergency caesarean section due to uterine hemorrhaging. Alicia is brought to the same ... They corner McDougal's police contact Richie, who, through repeated interrogation and the promise of anonymity, admits that the ...
... after cesarean section, after divorce, and sometimes even in elderly women as a preparation before death."[28] ... This pulling procedure is repeated daily for a period of about two weeks, and usually no more than four sticks are used to hold ... Section 268, Criminal Code of Canada. *^ Poisson, Jayme (14 Juli 2017). "Canadian girls are being taken abroad to undergo ... "A repeat call for complete abandonment of FGM". Journal of Medical Ethics (dalam bahasa Inggris). 42 (9): 619-620. doi:10.1136 ...
In two cases, these led to a severe adverse event: one emergency cesarean section within 24 hours after IUT and one preterm ... This study also noted that repeated IUTs were generally needed in anemic fetuses. In this study, there was a median of two IUTs ... Risks associated with an IUT may be avoided by delivering the fetus (via induction or cesarean section) if an acceptable ... Antenatal corticosteroids are typically given to mothers before IUT to anticipate the need for an emergency cesarean section ...
Successful ECV significantly decreases the rate of cesarean section, however, women are still at an increased risk of ... Following the procedure, a repeat CTG is performed and a repeat ultrasound will confirm a successful turn. Should this first ... and cesarean section compared to women with spontaneous cephalic presentation (head first). The procedure is undertaken by ... Following his study, he recommended ECV, even if it failed and needed to be repeated and even it required anaesthesia. ECV's ...
In cases of fetal distress and major degrees (traditional grade III and IV) a caesarean section is indicated. Caesarian section ... In such cases, repeat scanning is done after an interval of 15-30 minutes. In parts of the world where ultrasound is ... After four cesarean sections, however, it affects 10% of pregnancies. Rates of disease have increased over the late 20th ... Risk factors include pregnancy at an older age and smoking as well as prior cesarean section, labor induction, or termination ...
... often a caesarean section), unless the woman is already in advanced labor. Regional anesthesia for caesarean section is ... Pre-eclampsia is diagnosed when repeated blood pressure measurements are greater or equal to 140/90mmHg, in addition to any ... Delivery by cesarean section may be deemed necessary, especially if the instance of fetal bradycardia does not resolve after 10 ... blood pressure medications such as hydralazine and emergency delivery of the baby either vaginally or by cesarean section. Pre- ...
Avoiding this reduces the risk that a caesarean section will be necessary. A 2009 study in a gynaecology teaching hospital in ... If the remaining hole is too large in the view of the girl's family, the procedure is repeated. The vagina is opened for sexual ... However, the FGM patients had a emergency caesarean section and vaginal tears of the third degree significantly more often, but ... Third-degree laceration (tears), anal-sphincter damage and emergency caesarean section are more common in infibulated women. ...
Some operations, most frequently Caesarean section, may be performed using an epidural anaesthetic as the sole technique. This ... Thereafter, the anaesthetist may repeat the bolus provided the catheter remains undisturbed. For a prolonged effect, a ... Liu EH, Sia AT (2004). "Rates of caesarean section and instrumental vaginal delivery in nulliparous women after low ... If she requires a Caesarean section, she may be given a larger dose of epidural local anaesthetic. ...
... has been approved for use immediately following an elective Cesarean section when a local or spinal anesthesia has ... Overdosage or repeated use of carbetocin, particularly if used during pregnancy, could cause hyper-excitation of the oxytocin ... Since the uterus cannot contract on its own following incision during a Cesarean section, exogenous administration of oxytocin ... Safety of carbetocin following vaginal births and emergency Cesarean sections has not been established, though studies have ...
Thus, the incidence is 0.2% in general surgery, about 0.4% during caesarean section, between 1 and 2% during cardiac surgery ... Human errors include repeated attempts at intubation during which the short-acting anesthesic may wear off but the paralysing ... For certain operations, such as Caesarean section, or in hypovolemic patients or patients with minimal cardiac reserve, the ... Bogod DG, Orton JK, Yau HM, Oh TE (April 1990). "Detecting awareness during general anaesthetic caesarean section. An ...
Unfortunately Chrissie went into premature labour and Owen had to deliver the baby by caesarean section but she was born with ... He soon became besotted with her and ignored Chrissie's repeated attempts to rebuke him. Chrissie attempted to sever relations ... As Chrissie's condition deteriorates, her baby boy is born by emergency C-section. Sacha asks Chrissie if she would meet his ...
ISBN 0-8317-9678-2. "S. African, 9, Gives Birth To Boy By cesarean Section". Jet. Johnson Publishing Company. 58 (20): 28. 1980 ... Posada, M.; Sanchez, M. (2003-04-04). "Reiteradas violaciones del padrastro" [Repeated rapes from her stepfather]. El Diario de ...
Humanity's unity should come as a natural birth and not as the result of a cesarean section, i.e., through violent global wars ... Despite repeated arrests and the issuance of decisions to move him to schools in various regions across Syria, he did not leave ... recognizing that what has been between the Authority and the Muslim Brotherhood there is expected to be repeated in Syria. ...
... with an ancestor who was born by Caesarean section (from the Latin verb "to cut", caedere, caes-).[11] The Historia Augusta ... The stories were repeated, referring to Caesar as the Queen of Bithynia, by some Roman politicians as a way to humiliate him. ... The misconception that Julius Caesar himself was born by Caesarian section dates back at least to the 10th century (Suda kappa ...
Cervical cancer may require birth by Caesarean section. Radiation to the breast reduces the ability of that breast to produce ... It is possible that repeated burns on the same part of the body, such as those produced by kanger and kairo heaters (charcoal ... Such environments can include the presence of disruptive substances called carcinogens, repeated physical injury, heat, ... repeated injuries to the same tissues might promote excessive cell proliferation, which could then increase the odds of a ...
In July 1999, Lori Dalton gave birth by Cesarean section in Ogden, Utah, United States, to a healthy baby girl who had ... If the diagnosis is uncertain, it may be necessary to wait a few days and repeat the blood work. This can be done by measuring ... The fetus can be removed by cesarian section. Pictures of cesarian section of a euthanized ewe, 5 days after parturition signs. ... via Cesarean section. She had no problems or complications during the 38‑week pregnancy.[48][49] ...
The baby was eventually delivered by Caesarean section.[55]. Cases of fatal foetal abnormalityEdit. In 2002, a woman pregnant ... "UN repeats criticism of Ireland's 'cruel and inhumane' abortion laws". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 June 2017 ... whereas section 9 provides for legal termination of pregnancies in cases of a risk of loss of life from suicide. Sections 58 ... whereas section 9 provided for legal termination of pregnancies in cases of a risk of loss of life from suicide. Sections 58 ...
Treatment can range from expectant management to expedited delivery by induction of labor or Caesarean section, in addition to ... As the theory of immune intolerance as a cause of pre-eclampsia has become accepted, women who with repeated pre-eclampsia, ... Pre-eclampsia is also associated with increased frequency of Caesarean section, preterm delivery, and placental abruption. ... as determined by repeated semen exposure of the paternal donor to the mother.[29] Various studies have shown that women who ...
Obstructed labour is normally dealt with by Caesarean section in industrialized nations; however, in developing regions where ... Seitz, V; Apfel, N. H. (1993). "Adolescent mothers and repeated childbearing: Effects of a school-based intervention program". ... California Resident Live Births, 1990, by Age of Father, by Age of Mother, California Vital Statistics Section, Department of ... Restarting after the pill-free week, having to hide pills, drug interactions and difficulty getting repeat prescriptions can ...
Pre-eclampsia, stillbirth, depression, increased risk of requiring a Caesarean section[2]. Usual onset. Most common last three ... A repeat OGTT should be carried out 6 weeks after delivery, to confirm the diabetes has disappeared. Afterwards, regular ... Macrosomia in turn increases the risk of instrumental deliveries (e.g. forceps, ventouse and caesarean section) or problems ... Labelling a woman as having GDM may in itself increase the risk of having an unnecessary caesarean section.[88][89] ...
A Caesarean section may be performed if there is marked fetal distress or an increased risk of injury associated with ... A positive result, in the absence of unequivocal high blood sugar, should be confirmed by a repeat of any of the above methods ...
His Swiss wife and assistant Marie Colinet (1560-1640 improved the techniques for Caesarean Section, introducing the use of ... Paul of Aegina's (c. 625 - c. 690 CE) Pragmateia or Compendiem was highly influential.[37] Abulcasis later repeated the ...
"A 26-gauge pencil-point needle for combined-epidural anaesthesia for caesarean section". Anaesthesia. 46 (3): 230-1. doi: ... In some cases depressive symptoms persist for longer.[4] Some studies indicate repeated recreational users of ecstasy have ...
... them to fare worse in in-vitro fertility treatments and raises their risk of premature births and delivery by Cesarean section. ... UAE also appears to require more repeat procedures than if surgery was done initially.[46] A person will usually recover from ... and show whorled appearance on histological section. The size varies, from microscopic to lesions of considerable size. ...
II: Studies at cesarean section". Anesthesiology. 54 (6): 474-80. doi:10.1097/00000542-198106000-00006. PMID 7235275.. ... However, larger or repeated doses can depress the baby.[6]. Sodium thiopental is not used to maintain anesthesia in surgical ... II: Studies at cesarean section". Anesthesiology. 54 (6): 474-80. doi:10.1097/00000542-198106000-00006. PMID 7235275.. ... A normal dose of sodium thiopental (usually 4-6 mg/kg) given to a pregnant woman for operative delivery (caesarian section) ...
One observer noted a "surgical skill which had reached a high standard".[79] Caesarean sections were performed on a regular ... She acquired repeating rifles, artillery, and machine guns. This modernization facilitated the Ethiopian victory over the ... Cesarean Section - A Brief History(2008). National Library of Medicine, part 2 ...
In between her seizures, Stacey and Martin are told the baby will have to be delivered via Caesarean section. Martin is ... After repeated lateness, Jack asks Ingrid to move in with him and the children, which she happily accepts. Honey Mitchell (Emma ... The baby is delivered via caesarean section after her mother becomes brainstem dead following a fall with Lauren from the roof ...
"Rates for total cesarean section, primary cesarean section, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), United States, 1989-2010 ... The shoulders repeat the corkscrew movements of the head, which can be seen in the final movements of the fetal head. The ... The caesarean section (or C-section) has become the more popular solution for difficult deliveries. In 2005, one-third of ... In 2011, 32.8 per cent of births in the US were delivered by cesarean section. Induced births and elective cesarean before 39 ...
In women who have had a previous cesarean section, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists issued a bulletin ... repeated uterine contractions lead to further widening of the cervix to about 6 centimeters. From that point, pressure from the ... could be absorbed through the cervix and vaginal vault up into the low transverse scar of a typical cesarean section, and ... 342: induction of labor for vaginal birth after cesarean delivery" (- Scholar search). Obstet Gynecol. 108 (2): 465-8. doi: ...
The couple had two children (both born by Caesarean section at Margaret's request): David, born 3 November 1961, and Sarah, ... an error which other works-even Townsend's autobiography-repeats. Edwards, Anne (2017). Royal Sisters: Queen Elizabeth II and ...
Gan's own opinion changes when he is forced to help T'Gatoi perform an emergency cesarean section on a pregnant male N'Tlic ... of how a realistic depiction of human immigration into space would not just repeat the colonialist tropes of traditional ... and anticipation of a painful caesarean birth-and he is expected to like it, as women in many cultures have been expected to ...
She had a scar from a Caesarean section on her abdomen as well as a tattoo of a rose beneath one of her breasts. At the crime ... Repeated attempts to identify this decedent have been unsuccessful, and the Vernon County Sheriff's Department has requested ... She had scars from thyroid surgery and a caesarean section, and had undergone a hysterectomy. Her hair was naturally brown but ... She was laid to rest on February 7 in an unmarked grave in the children's section of Oak Grove Cemetery. After an image of the ...
Bracha J.; Lotan M.; Zakut H. (1988). "Ovarian abscess following cesarean section. A case report and review of the literature ... Once the ovarian follicles have been aspirated on one ovary, the needle is withdrawn, and the procedure repeated on the other ...
Zina gave birth on 8 October 2011 via cesarean section. She was visited by celebrities such as Psinakis, Dimitris Mitropanos, ... She continued to perform at "Maskes" in Thessaloniki for the third consecutive year and due to its success she repeated the ...
... similar to a Cesarean-section scar. In the case of full-thickness skin grafts, the donor section will often heal much more ... Most skin grafts are successful, but in some cases grafts do not heal well and may require repeat grafting. The graft should ... A full-thickness skin graft involves pinching and cutting skin away from the donor section. A full-thickness skin graft is more ... This system works by placing a section of foam cut to size over the wound, then laying a perforated tube onto the foam. The ...
On November 8, 2011, she gave birth to their son, called Nathaniel James, via caesarean section. Velasquez is a born again ... "Regine's repeat concert set on Jan. 5". ABS-CBN News. November 30, 2012. Archived from the original on November 15, 2017. ... "Regine wows crowd in concert repeat". ABS-CBN News. January 7, 2013. Archived from the original on November 15, 2017. Retrieved ... Panaligan, Jojo (January 6, 2013). "Regine So Golden in 'Silver' Repeat". Manila Bulletin. Archived from the original on ...
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Of the 1007 women with a history of a previous cesarean section, 508 planned a repeat cesarean section and 499 a TOL. Of the ... The United States has one of the highest rates of cesarean sections performed in the world, with elective repeat cesarean ... The ACOG encourages a TOL after a cesarean section; however, many parents and physicians continue to elect a repeat cesarean ... Neonatal Morbidity After Elective Repeat Cesarean Section and Trial of Labor. Brenda Hook, Robert Kiwi, Saeid B. Amini, Avroy ...
Cesarean section is associated with an increased risk for early hysterectomy and therefore may jeopoardize womens long term ... Vaginal birth after caesarean section versus elective repeat caesarean section: assessment of maternal downstream health ... compared with repeat caesarean section (187/100,000). However, in the second model a policy of elective repeat caesarean ... attempt versus elective repeat caesarean section in women with one previous lower segment caesarean section. DESIGN: Decision ...
... the practice of nonclosure of visceral and parietal peritoneum at cesarean section should be questioned. ... in the absence of any substantive benefit or published data regarding adhesionformation in cesarean section that contradict ... Incidence of Significant Adhesions at Repeat Cesarean Section and the Relationship to Method of Prior Peritoneal Closure J ... Study design: An observational chart review study was performed involving 191 cases of repeat cesarean section occurring from ...
Planned elective repeat caesarean section versus planned vaginal birth for women with a previous caesarean birth. When a woman ... Planned elective repeat caesarean section and planned VBAC for women with a prior caesarean birth are both associated with ... Elective repeat caesarean section versus induction of labour for women with a previous caesarean birth ... Planned elective repeat caesarean section versus planned vaginal birth for women with a previous caesarean birth. Cochrane ...
Comparison of Epidural Catheter Activation in Women Undergoing Primary and Repeat Cesarean Section under Combined Spinal ... Comparison of Epidural Catheter Activation in Women Undergoing Primary and Repeat Cesarean Section under Combined Spinal ... Comparison of Epidural Catheter Activation in Women Undergoing Primary and Repeat Cesarean Section under Combined Spinal ... Comparison of Epidural Catheter Activation in Women Undergoing Primary and Repeat Cesarean Section under Combined Spinal ...
Repeat Spinal Anaesthesia for Caesarean section: An Experience at Paropakar Maternity and Womens Hospital Authors. * Ritu ... caesarean section, failed spinal, repeat spinal Abstract. Aims: This study aims to review the haemodynamic effects of the ... Results: Out of 8040 caesarean section under subarachnoid block, 51(0.63%) cases were conducted under repeat spinal anaesthesia ... Pradhan, R., Shrestha, S., Gurung, T., & Shrestha, A. (2018). Repeat Spinal Anaesthesia for Caesarean section: An Experience at ...
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... ... in the United States is the large number of elective repeat cesareans performed on women with a history of cesarean sections. ... Until the 1980s, physicians were instructed that women with a history of cesarean section should only deliver by cesarean in ... There appears to be poor understanding of the risks associated with elective repeat cesarean delivery (ERCD), the risks ...
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... with greater risks of complications in an emergency repeat caesarean section than in an elective repeat caesarean section.[27][ ... Elective repeat Caesarean section (ERCS). Both have higher risks than a vaginal birth with no previous caesarean section. There ... Caesarean section, also known as C-section or caesarean delivery, is the use of surgery to deliver one or more babies.[2] A ... Global rates of caesarean section rates are increasing.[22] In the United Kingdom, in 2008, the Caesarean section rate was 24%. ...
It obtained information on factors influencing the decision to utilize an existing labor epidural for cesarean section and, if ... category of cesarean section (73%), and dermatomal level of blockade (61%). In the setting of a failed epidural top up, the ... would consider topping up an existing labor epidural for a category-one cesarean section. In evaluating whether or not to top ... i,Discussion,/i,. Our survey revealed variations in the clinical management of a failed epidural top up for cesarean delivery, ...
C-section), surgery to deliver a baby through the mothers abdomen. It is done when a vaginal birth is not safe. ... Breastfeeding after Cesarean Delivery (American Academy of Pediatrics) Also in Spanish * Repeat C-Sections: Is There a Limit? ( ... Cesarean Sections (Nemours Foundation) Also in Spanish * Delivery by Cesarean Section (American Academy of Pediatrics) Also in ... Cesarean section (Medical Encyclopedia) Also in Spanish * Cesarean Section: Recovering After Surgery (March of Dimes Birth ...
Elective and emergent cesarean deliveries. *Primary and repeat cesarean section. *Transverse skin incisions (Pfannenstiel) ... Investigators will also assess the cosmetic appearance of the cesarean section scar at the patients one week and 6 wekk post- ... Risk factors for surgical site infection after low transverse cesarean section. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008 Jun;29(6): ... This is a randomized, prospective study involving 660 patients undergoing cesarean sections at Tampa General Hospital. The ...
Multiple repeat caesarean section in the UK: incidence and consequences to mother and child. A national, prospective cohort ... Multiple repeat caesarean section in the UK: incidence and consequences to mother and child. A national, prospective cohort ...
Cesarean delivery is defined as the delivery of a fetus through surgical incisions made through the abdominal wall (laparotomy ... Menacker F. Trends in cesarean rates for first births and repeat cesarean rates for low-risk women: United States, 1990-2003. ... encoded search term (What is cesarean delivery (C-section)?) and What is cesarean delivery (C-section)? What to Read Next on ... cesarean on the interval time between first cesarean section and the next pregnancy and significant adhesion at second cesarean ...
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Effect of Multiple Repeat Cesarean Sections on Intra-abdominal Adhesions. *Cesarean Section Complications ... Prevalence of Cesarean Section on Demand in Assiut University Hospital & Abnob Central Hospital. *Cesarean Section ... Vertical Splitting of Muscle Layer in Lower Segment Cesarean Sections to Avoid Uterine Vessels Injury. *Cesarean Section ... Cesarean Section Scar Evaluation by Saline Contrast Sonohysterography During Hysteroscopy. *Cesarean Section Scar ...
Repeat C/S. VBAC - Vaginal delivery after cesarean. LSTCS (or LTCS) low segment transverse cesarean section ... If the mother has had a previous cesarean delivery, indicate the number of previous cesarean deliveries she has had.. ... Mother had a previous cesarean delivery. Definitions. Previous delivery by extracting the fetus, placenta, and membranes ... CDC is not responsible for Section 508 compliance (accessibility) on other federal or private website. ...
Cesarean delivery (CD) may be associated with stillbirth in future pregnancies. We investigated prior CD as a risk factor for ... Cesarean Section, Repeat. Extraction of the fetus by abdominal hysterotomy anytime following a previous cesarean. ... Predictors of Scar Dehiscence in Patients With Previous Caesarean Section. In recent decades, the percentage of Cesarean ... Introduction : Cesarean rate varies from 45% to 73% in the literature in patient with diabetes type 1. Having a prior C-section ...
Cesarean Section, Repeat. Extraction of the fetus by abdominal hysterotomy anytime following a previous cesarean. ... Fluid Management for Cesarean Section. Cesarean section-associated hypotension is one of the pivotal factors to influence the ... Vaginal Repair of Cesarean Section Scar Diverticula Diagnosed in Nonpregnant Women.. Cesarean section scar diverticulum (CSD) ... In recent years there is a growing local, as well as global, tendency among obstetricians to end labor by cesarean section in ...
... including reasons for have a c section, as well as possible risks and complications. ... you might be wondering whether you will need another cesarean or if you can deliver vaginally. Repeat Cesarean Sections ... Home › Labor and Birth › Cesarean Section. Cesarean Section. Giving birth by cesarean, or c-section, is on the rise in ... Reasons For Cesarean Sections. There are different reasons for women needing to have a cesarean. If you think you might need ...
Cesarean Section / statistics & numerical data* * Cesarean Section / trends * Cesarean Section, Repeat / statistics & numerical ... Maternal request: a reason for rising rates of cesarean section? Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012 Jul;286(1):93-8. doi: 10.1007/s00404 ... Objective: The rising rate of cesarean sections (CS), especially those on maternal request, is an important obstetric care ...
Use of Ultrasound Biparietal Diameter in Timing of Repeat Cesarean Section. HAYASHI, ROBERT H.; BERRY, JUDITH L.; CASTILLO, ... Management of Low Birth Weight Breech Delivery: Should Cesarean Section Be Routine?. KAUPPILA, OLAVI; GRONROOS, MATTI; ARO, ... Bacteriologic Effects of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in High-Risk Cesarean Section. GIBBS, RONALD S.; ST CLAIR, PATRICIA J.; ...
In New York, VBACs and repeat cesarean sections may be undercounted. The primary cesarean rate may therefore have a larger ... Primary Cesarean Rates. Primary cesareans - defined as cesarean delivery among women who have not had a previous cesarean - are ... of current practice than overall cesareans because the overall cesareans also reflect the now almost automatic repeat cesarean ... Variations in Cesarean Sections, VBACs, and Midwife Availability by County and by Hospital Within Each County. Healthy Outliers ...
Subjects will drink 2 carbohydrate drinks prior to elective cesarean section delivery ... Preoperative Oral Carbohydrate Drink for Elective Cesarean Delivery and the Effect on Insulin Sensitivity. The safety and ... Although woman in the UK receive a carbohydrate drink prior to elective cesarean delivery, the metabolic effects of these ... Preoperative Oral Carbohydrate Drink for Elective Cesarean Delivery and the Effect on Insulin Sensitivity. ...
Findings may explain why children born by C-sections are more prone to suffer from chronic immune system diseases that those ... Same repeated stretch of DNA in three neurodegenerative diseases. July 22, 2019. ... autoimmune diseasesc-sectioncesarean sectionepidemiologygut bacteriagut-brain axisimmune systemmicrobiomemicrobioraneurobiology ... Altered Microbiome Post Cesarean Section Impacts Babys Immune System. Neuroscience News. November 30, 2018. ...
  • The United States has one of the highest rates of cesarean sections performed in the world, with elective repeat cesarean sections (ERCS) accounting for 38% of operative deliveries. (aappublications.org)
  • ABSTRACT We investigated the complication rates of repeat caesarean deliveries in 3 hospitals (national health, military, university) in Irbid by examining the obstetric records of 989 women from 1 December 1999 to 30 March 2004. (who.int)
  • Compared with vaginal deliveries, caesarean sections carry a higher number of postpartum complications [2]. (who.int)
  • Repeat caesarean deliveries are associated with increased morbidity [14,15] but little has been done to investigate complications that are specifically associated with repeat caesarean deliveries. (who.int)
  • Gilliam M, Rosenberg D, Davis F. The likelihood of placenta previa with greater number of cesarean deliveries and higher parity. (uchicago.edu)
  • The current fact of increasing rates of cesarean deliveries is a catastrophe. (researchsquare.com)
  • A major factor in the rising rate of cesarean deliveries in the United States is the large number of elective repeat cesareans performed on women with a history of cesarean sections. (bu.edu)
  • [8] In the United States about 33% of deliveries are by C-section. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between 2017 and 2018, over 100 000 emergency cesarean deliveries were carried out in England, 21% of which were undertaken with epidural anesthesia alone [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • For most cesarean deliveries, only the medial two thirds of each rectus muscle usually needs to be divided. (medscape.com)
  • Cesarean deliveries accounted for 32.2% of nearly 4 million births in the United States in 2014. (bioportfolio.com)
  • In recent decades, the percentage of Cesarean section deliveries has dramatically increased in most countries. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The total number of cesarean deliveries in New York State in 2007 in the subset we analyzed was 85,244 (34.0 percent of the 250,780 deliveries for which the method of birth is known in the state that year [1] . (citizen.org)
  • The weighted average for all deliveries of the 10 hospitals with the lowest overall cesarean rates is 20.8 percent. (citizen.org)
  • The primary cesarean rate is computed by dividing the number of women having a cesarean for the first time by the total number of deliveries by women who have never had a cesarean section. (citizen.org)
  • Comparison of Intermittent Intravenous Boluses of Phenylephrine and Norepinephrine to Prevent and Treat Spinal-Induced Hypotension in Cesarean Deliveries: Randomized Controlled Trial. (harvard.edu)
  • Single shot spinal anesthesia for high order repeat cesarean section deliveries. (soap.org)
  • Although most deliveries in women with a prior cesarean delivery is surgical, authors have demonstrated high levels of vaginal births after cesarean - VBAC with low incidence of complications. (usp.br)
  • A total of 4996 deliveries occurred during the study duration, there were 2248(45%) total cesarean section and 767(33%) were the number of previous cesarean section. (innovativepublication.com)
  • In 2003, about 27% of U.S. deliveries were cesarean, up 6% from 2002. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In the past 40 years, the rate of cesarean deliveries has jumped from about 1 out of 20 births to about 1 out of 3 births. (conehealth.com)
  • Number of prior C-sections-A higher number of prior C-section deliveries decreases the likelihood for a successful VBAC, because the uterine wall has been weakened. (medicalcityhospital.com)
  • Absolute risk increases in severe maternal morbidity rates were low (e.g., for postpartum cardiac arrest, the increase with planned cesarean delivery was 1.6 per 1000 deliveries, 95% CI 1.2-2.1). (cmaj.ca)
  • Historically, most cesarean deliveries took place because of or in association with obstetrical complications or medical illness. (cmaj.ca)
  • However, rates of elective primary cesarean deliveries with no clear medical or obstetrical indication are rising dramatically. (cmaj.ca)
  • Allen and colleagues 18 recently used the Nova Scotia Atlee Perinatal Database to compare outcomes of women whose cesarean deliveries were performed at term without labour and those with planned vaginal deliveries, but the relatively small sample size, the rarity of severe morbidity and absence of maternal deaths resulted in an incomplete picture. (cmaj.ca)
  • The investigators prepared a novel study of tranexamic acid (TXA) designed to estimate the quantity of blood loss in women undergoing elective repeat cesarean deliveries. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The purpose of this study is to quantify blood loss during uncomplicated repeat cesarean deliveries with and without TXA. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • As part of a National Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (EmONC) Needs Assessment, a special study was undertaken in July 2010 to examine the quality of cesarean deliveries in Afghanistan and examine the utility of direct clinical observation as an assessment method in low-resource settings. (biomedsearch.com)
  • My previous two deliveries were through cesarean sections so Automatically this third one should be by c section accompanied By a bilateral tubal ligation as future pregnancies may be dangerous. (ewtn.com)
  • The cesarean section rate in the U.S. today, affected by both the number of inductions and a reluctance to encourage vaginal birth after caesarean deliveries, continues to rise. (memorialhermann.org)
  • A large number of surgical deliveries are repeat sections and have little impact on perinatal problems for which placental examination might be useful. (springer.com)
  • If you have had a C-section and would like information about how a caesarean affects future deliveries, see the topic Vaginal Birth After Caesarean (VBAC) . (alberta.ca)
  • The primary objective was to assess the incidence and determinants of neonatal morbidity after elective caesarean section deliveries. (biomedcentral.com)
  • There were 25,846 deliveries during the study period, of which 20,083 (77.7 %) were vaginal deliveries or assisted deliveries, and 5763 (22.3 %) were caesarean sections. (biomedcentral.com)
  • OBJECTIVE: To compare the maternal implications of strategies of vaginal birth after caesarean section (VBAC) attempt versus elective repeat caesarean section in women with one previous lower segment caesarean section. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • RESULTS: In the first model VBAC attempt led to a higher hysterectomy rate (267/100,000) compared with repeat caesarean section (187/100,000). (greenmedinfo.com)
  • However, in the second model a policy of elective repeat caesarean section led to higher cumulative hysterectomy rate: 1465/100,000 versus 907/100,000 for VBAC. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • CONCLUSIONS: These results indicate that long term reproductive consequences of multiple caesarean sections should be considered when making policy decisions regarding the risk-benefit ratio of VBAC. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Planned elective repeat caesarean section and planned VBAC for women with a prior caesarean birth are both associated with benefits and harms. (cochrane.org)
  • While there are risks and benefits for both planned elective repeat caesarean birth and planned vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC), current sources of information are limited to non-randomised cohort studies. (cochrane.org)
  • To assess, using the best available evidence, the benefits and harms of a policy of planned elective repeat caesarean section with a policy of planned VBAC for women with a previous caesarean birth. (cochrane.org)
  • The trial was designed to test a complex intervention aimed at improving vaginal birth after caesarean section (VBAC) rates through increasing women's involvement in their care. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Prior to developing a robust standardised model to conduct the health economic analysis, an analysis of a hypothetical cohort was performed to estimate the costs and health effects of VBAC compared to elective repeat caesarean delivery (ERCD) for low-risk women in four European countries. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In the 1980's data became available that vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) was not as dangerous as previously believed. (bu.edu)
  • There appears to be poor understanding of the risks associated with elective repeat cesarean delivery (ERCD), the risks associated with VBAC, and no simple method to compare them. (bu.edu)
  • While maternal and child health will always be the first priority in decision-making, if a woman is at low risk of TOLAC failure, modern medical practices and literature suggest granting her the option of attempting a VBAC rather than be subjected to another cesarean. (bu.edu)
  • A patient said to me at her first antenatal visit of her second pregnancy that she wanted an attempt at a VBAC ( V aginal B irth A fter C aesarean section). (obstetricexcellence.com.au)
  • I told her that a Caesarean section because of breech presentation was not a reason that she could not try a VBAC this time. (obstetricexcellence.com.au)
  • In advanced pregnancy, I went through with her my article ' VBAC - Risks and management ' in the Question and Answers section of my website. (obstetricexcellence.com.au)
  • After discussion with her husband, who she said was nervous about her attempting a VBAC, she changed her mind and wanted an elective Caesarean section delivery. (obstetricexcellence.com.au)
  • Still, many women are able to have a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). (medlineplus.gov)
  • What is vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC)? (medlineplus.gov)
  • Women who have had prior cesareans or a VBAC are thus subtracted from the denominator in computing the rate. (citizen.org)
  • Data was recorded on management practices, associated complications and mortality for a period of 1 year in 2015-2016 at teaching hospital for vaginal delivery after caesarean section(VBAC). (innovativepublication.com)
  • The success rate of VBAC was 60% with 123 women had successful vaginal delivery and 83 delivered by emergency repeat cesarean section. (innovativepublication.com)
  • This kind of incision allows many women to have a vaginal birth after a cesarean (VBAC). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In case of a previous caesarean section a subsequent pregnancy can be planned beforehand to be delivered by either of the following two main methods: Vaginal birth after caesarean section (VBAC) Elective repeat caesarean section (ERCS) Both have higher risks than a vaginal birth with no previous caesarean section. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is a slightly higher risk for uterine rupture and perinatal death of the child with VBAC than ERCS, but the absolute increased risk of these complications is small, especially with only one previous low transverse caesarean section. (wikipedia.org)
  • 60-80% of women planning VBAC will achieve a successful vaginal delivery, although there are more risks to the mother and baby from an unplanned caesarean section than from an ERCS. (wikipedia.org)
  • Where the woman is labouring with a previous section scar (i.e. a planned VBAC in labour), depending on the provider, special precautions may be recommended. (wikipedia.org)
  • A previous successful vaginal delivery (before or after the caesarean section) increases the chances of a successful VBAC. (wikipedia.org)
  • The more caesarean sections that a woman has had, the less likely she will be eligible for VBAC. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommends that women with a prior history of even two previous uncomplicated low transverse Caesarean sections, in an otherwise uncomplicated pregnancy at term, with no contraindication for vaginal birth, may be considered suitable for planned VBAC. (wikipedia.org)
  • The presence of twins may reduce the chance of successful VBAC, but if the leading twin is head first (cephalic presentation) and there are no other reasons to recommend caesarean section, VBAC should be offered. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to ACOG guidelines, the following criteria may reduce the likelihood of VBAC success but should NOT preclude a trial of labour: having two prior caesarean sections, suspected fetal macrosomia at term (fetus greater than 4000-4500 grams in weight), gestation beyond 40 weeks, twin gestation, and previous low vertical or unknown previous incision type, provided a classical uterine incision is not suspected. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unknown previous uterine incision Previous uterine rupture Previous hysterotomy or myomectomy where the uterine cavity was breached VBAC, compared to vaginal birth without a history of Caesarean section, confers an increased risks for placenta previa, placenta accreta, prolonged labor, antepartum hemorrhage, uterine rupture, preterm birth, low birth weight, and stillbirth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Why are mainstream media rife with the grossest misinformation about cesarean section, VBAC, induction, epidurals-you name it-with nothing, nothing coming from our side other than an occasional tidbit tacked on in the name of balanced reporting, but clearly not meant to be taken seriously? (midwiferytoday.com)
  • If you have had a previous C-section, ask your doctor if VBAC might be an option this time. (conehealth.com)
  • Vaginal birth after cesarean section (VBAC) is giving birth vaginally after having a baby in an earlier pregnancy by cesarean section (C-section). (medicalcityhospital.com)
  • Unsuccessful VBAC-Some women attempting VBAC require a repeat C-section. (medicalcityhospital.com)
  • Reason for prior C-section-The chances of having a successful VBAC are lower for women who had a prior C-section for a reason that could recur with their next labor and delivery. (medicalcityhospital.com)
  • Fortunately, the hospital where I had the C-section, in the next town over, did allow mothers the option of giving birth by VBAC, IF I could find a doctor willing to support that choice. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • She said I was an excellent candidate for VBAC, since the only reason for the previous C-section was a breech baby. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • I felt the odds were a lot better for me trying a VBAC, than the aftermath of another C-section. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • Doctors are so quick to point out the risks with VBAC, but at the same time, C-sections are major surgery, and with any surgery complications can and do arise too. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • I told them, minus a medical emergency, I wanted to see the VBAC through, and did not want them to try to change my mind, or talk me into a C-section, while I was in labor. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • The proportion of women who successfully deliver vaginally after caesarean section (VBAC) varies between 40% and 80% depending on how actively the procedure is promoted. (amba.org.au)
  • The results of a recent Australian study from Professor Dekker and colleagues have provided us with very contemporary evidence of the risks of VBAC following one prior caesarean section. (amba.org.au)
  • The risk of losing a baby during delivery by repeat elective caesarean section is 0.01% compared with 0.13% following an attempted VBAC. (amba.org.au)
  • The risk of the baby suffering a brain injury during the process is virtually zero in a repeat elective caesarean section and around 0.1% following a VBAC. (amba.org.au)
  • Of course these numbers are very small, but it must be considered that the risk of either losing a baby or the baby suffering a brain injury or dying is about 10 times higher after VBAC than after caesarean section. (amba.org.au)
  • These include a previous classical caesarean section (with a vertical incision), a previous uterine rupture, or a medical or obstetric condition that precludes vaginal delivery such as placenta praevia.There are other factors that obstetricians will strongly consider as reasonable reasons to avoid a VBAC. (amba.org.au)
  • Women eligible for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) section have lower morbidity rates than women who undergo subsequent elective cesarean sections (CSs). (dovepress.com)
  • My first son was born by planned C-section, and I had my second son by VBAC only 20 months later. (mamapedia.com)
  • Because my C-section was planned, I did not go through any labor or pushing at all, so I don't know if that would affect the success of a VBAC. (mamapedia.com)
  • Vaginal birth after caesarean section versus elective repeat caesarean section: assessment of maternal downstream health outcomes. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • POPULATION: Women with one prior low transverse caesarean section who are eligible for trial of labour. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Randomised controlled trials are required to provide the most reliable evidence regarding the benefits and harms of both planned elective repeat caesarean section and planned vaginal birth for women with a previous caesarean birth. (cochrane.org)
  • Dodd JM, Crowther CA, Huertas E, Guise J, Horey D. Planned elective repeat caesarean section versus planned vaginal birth for women with a previous caesarean birth. (cochrane.org)
  • This study aims to review the haemodynamic effects of the repeat spinal anaesthesia and to identify the different doses of Bupivacaine heavy used for the repeat spinal anaesthesia for the failed spinal in caesarean section. (nepjol.info)
  • Out of 8040 caesarean section under subarachnoid block, 51(0.63%) cases were conducted under repeat spinal anaesthesia from April 2014 to December2016. (nepjol.info)
  • In total, 579 (58.5%) patients underwent elective caesarean section. (who.int)
  • There were statistically significant differences between hospitals for "failure to progress in labour" and "other" indications for caesarean section. (who.int)
  • The high rate of caesarean section poses a unique threat in the developing world where family size has not dipped to the low levels seen recently in the more industrialized countries. (who.int)
  • The impact of the type of hospital on clinical outcomes has been examined for a variety of medical procedures [16] Because little can be done to influence maternal factors that are associated with caesarean delivery complications [17], the aim of this study was to describe the role that individual hospitals play in complications from repeat caesarean section. (who.int)
  • This rise in rates, and the wide variation in rates between and within countries has led to research exploring the factors contributing to the increase, and into the comparative risks of giving birth by caesarean section and vaginally [ 4 ]. (biomedcentral.com)
  • One factor contributing to the increasing rates of caesarean section is elective repeat caesarean delivery (ERCD), a term used to indicate that the caesarean birth is deemed necessary prior to the start of labour, and is not performed as an emergency procedure. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Nowadays, more women who had one previous caesarean section are being offered the possibility of having a subsequent birth vaginally. (biomedcentral.com)
  • She said she had had an uncomplicated Caesarean section delivery because of breech presentation of her baby. (obstetricexcellence.com.au)
  • Poor healing of the earlier Caesarean section uterus cut. (obstetricexcellence.com.au)
  • It was planned as 'baby or family friendly' Caesarean section which meant her husband and baby stayed with her in the operating theatre and in the recovery ward. (obstetricexcellence.com.au)
  • I suspect these findings were due to abdominal wall closure technique at her previous Caesarean section and also possibly poor healing. (obstetricexcellence.com.au)
  • Caesarean section , also known as C-section or caesarean delivery , is the use of surgery to deliver one or more babies . (wikipedia.org)
  • [2] A caesarean section is often necessary when a vaginal delivery would put the baby or mother at risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • [2] The World Health Organization recommends that Caesarean section be performed when there is a medical need as in many cases it is lifesaving for the mother and baby. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 7-week old Caesarean section scar and linea nigra visible on a 31-year-old mother. (wikipedia.org)
  • Caesarean section is recommended when vaginal delivery might pose a risk to the mother or baby. (wikipedia.org)
  • A review looking at planned caesarean section for singleton breech presentation with planned vaginal birth, concludes that in the short term, births with a planned caesarean were safer for babies than vaginal births. (wikipedia.org)
  • Multiple repeat caesarean section in the UK: incidence and consequences to mother and child. (ox.ac.uk)
  • This transmission is impacted in children born by caesarean section. (neurosciencenews.com)
  • It could be, however, that a caesarean section prevents certain bacteria, ordinarily interacting with the baby's immune system, from being passed on from the mother to the new-born. (neurosciencenews.com)
  • Paul Wilmes, head of the Eco-Systems Biology research group at the LCSB, and his colleagues have now found the first evidence of this in a study of new-borns - half of whom were delivered by caesarean section. (neurosciencenews.com)
  • This bacterial coloniser-immune system link - together with other factors - could explain why caesarean section babies are statistically more prone to develop allergies, chronic inflammatory diseases and metabolic diseases. (neurosciencenews.com)
  • Babies should only be delivered by caesarean section when it is medically necessary", Paul Wilmes stresses. (neurosciencenews.com)
  • Retrospective study on outcome of trial of vaginal birth after Previous Caesarean Section and indications for emergency repeat caesarean section in tertiary care hospital-IJOGR-IP Innovative Publication Pvt. (innovativepublication.com)
  • Doggalli R D V, Desai R, Tungal S A, Retrospective study on outcome of trial of vaginal birth after Previous Caesarean Section and indications for emergency repeat caesarean section in tertiary care hospital. (innovativepublication.com)
  • The indication for the previous caesarean section should not be present in the current pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommends that women with a prior history of one classical (longitudinal) caesarean section should give birth by elective repeat caesarean section (ERCS). (wikipedia.org)
  • Objective To determine whether the variation in unadjusted rates of caesarean section derived from routine data in NHS trusts in England can be explained by maternal characteristics and clinical risk factors. (bmj.com)
  • A multiple logistic regression model was used to estimate the likelihood of women having a caesarean section given their maternal characteristics (age, ethnicity, parity, and socioeconomic deprivation) and clinical risk factors (previous caesarean section, breech presentation, and fetal distress). (bmj.com)
  • Adjusted rates of caesarean section for each NHS trust were produced from this model. (bmj.com)
  • Results Among 620 604 singleton births, 147 726 (23.8%) were delivered by caesarean section. (bmj.com)
  • Rates of emergency caesarean section varied between trusts more than rates of elective caesarean section. (bmj.com)
  • Conclusion Characteristics of women delivering at NHS trusts differ, and comparing unadjusted rates of caesarean section should be avoided. (bmj.com)
  • Adjusted rates of caesarean section still vary considerably and attempts to reduce this variation should examine issues linked to emergency caesarean section. (bmj.com)
  • Since the 1970s, many developed countries have experienced substantial growth in the rates of caesarean section. (bmj.com)
  • Nonetheless, there is concern about whether the current high rates of caesarean section are justified because the procedure is not without risk. (bmj.com)
  • 9 Women may experience complications after caesarean section such as haemorrhage, infection, and thrombosis, 10 and they have an increased risk of complications in subsequent pregnancies (such as uterine rupture and placenta praevia). (bmj.com)
  • Adding to these concerns is evidence of considerable variation in rates of caesarean section within various countries, 15 16 17 including the United Kingdom. (bmj.com)
  • Caesarean section, also known as C-section, or caesarean delivery, is the surgical procedure by which a baby is delivered through an incision in the mother's abdomen, often performed because vaginal delivery would put the baby or mother at risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Organization recommends that caesarean section be performed only when medically necessary. (wikipedia.org)
  • Descriptions of mothers surviving date back to 1500, with earlier attests to ancient times (including the apocryphal account of Julius Caesar being born by Caesarean section, a commonly stated origin of the term). (wikipedia.org)
  • ABSTRACT This paper reviews global data on caesarean section (CS) focusing on Eastern Mediter- ranean Region (EMR) countries for which data could be obtained. (who.int)
  • The increasing rates of caesarean section (CS) delivery have been debated globally for over 2 decades, especially during the 1980s, when a peak was reached in indus- trialized countries [1]. (who.int)
  • After a caesarean section pain from your wound can make moving difficult. (cyh.com.au)
  • To estimate the risks of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality in a second pregnancy, attributable to caesarean section in a first pregnancy. (mja.com.au)
  • 19% of mothers had a caesarean section in their first pregnancy. (mja.com.au)
  • 0.0001) in the birth after primary caesarean section. (mja.com.au)
  • Caesarean section in a first pregnancy confers additional risks on the second pregnancy, primarily associated with labour. (mja.com.au)
  • These should be considered at the time caesarean section in the first pregnancy is being considered, particularly for elective caesarean section for non-medical reasons. (mja.com.au)
  • E vidence on the risks and benefits of caesarean section fuels vigorous debate, most recently about the risk of stillbirth after previous caesarean section. (mja.com.au)
  • 1 Caesarean section rates are now above 20% in many countries, 1 - 7 and in all Australian states and territories, 8 raising concerns about morbidity in subsequent pregnancies that could be substantial at a population level. (mja.com.au)
  • The evidence that women who have a caesarean section may be at increased risk of complications in a subsequent pregnancy comes largely from hospital-based studies. (mja.com.au)
  • In this study, we estimate the risk of perinatal mortality and maternal and neonatal morbidities attributable to caesarean section in a first pregnancy. (mja.com.au)
  • How is decision making by whanau altered when the birth plan is repeat caesarean section? (hrc.govt.nz)
  • Niziurski P, Rudziński R, Adamczyk-Gruszka O, Gruszka J. Ectopic pregnancy in a Caesarean section scar: a case study. (termedia.pl)
  • The aim of this study was to assess the effect of 'population group' classification, as a specific instance of 'racial' categorization, on caesarean section rates in South Africa. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Population group' differences in caesarean section rates among South African women are not explained by differences in demographic risk factors for assisted delivery, nor by differences in access to private health care. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • 4 , 7 For example, there are clear differences in caesarean section rates between women from different 'racial' groups, irrespective of their socioeconomic and medical characteristics. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • 8 - 11 In fact, caesarean section rates provide an ideal opportunity for identifying bias in medical decision-making, because a variety of nonclinical factors, including 'race', have been found to influence the prevalence of caesarean sections at different health facilities 12 - 15 and among different physicians. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Antenatal corticosteroid therapy is not recommended in women undergoing planned caesarean section at late preterm gestations (34-36+6 weeks). (who.int)
  • The GDG noted the paucity of evidence on the balance of benefits versus harms when antenatal corticosteroid is administered to mothers undergoing elective caesarean section (CS) in late preterm. (who.int)
  • The rate of caesarean section has steadily increased in Australia over the past few decades. (amba.org.au)
  • The caesarean section rate is now around 30% for singleton pregnancies, around 70% for twin pregnancies and virtually 100% for triplet and higher order multiple pregnancies. (amba.org.au)
  • This means that as women get older, their labour becomes less effective and the risk of caesarean section increases. (amba.org.au)
  • As weight almost inevitably will increase over the next few decades, we can expect to see the caesarean section rate continue to climb. (amba.org.au)
  • When a woman has had a previous caesarean section for any reason, obstetricians then need to carefully consider the most appropriate method by which the next baby should be delivered. (amba.org.au)
  • The rates of repeat caesarean section in Australia are in the order of 60% to 80% and as high as 90% in the United States. (amba.org.au)
  • If women have a repeat elective caesarean section, they are at increased risk of surgical complications such as a wound infection, and their babies have a slightly higher risk of breathing difficulties after birth. (amba.org.au)
  • In this condition, the placenta grows into the previous caesarean section scar and can cause very serious complications, often requiring a hysterectomy in a subsequent pregnancy. (amba.org.au)
  • With up to 20% of our patients being delivered by elective caesarean section we conducted a review to determine the main indications in order to highlight potential areas for intervention to reduce the rate. (biomedsearch.com)
  • She also requested for a tubal ligation to be done during the caesarean section. (co.ke)
  • Babies born by caesarean section have a higher risk of respiratory distress syndrome than babies born vaginally. (memorialhermann.org)
  • Vaginal deliver rates after previous caesarean section have been on the increase through the 1980s and 1990s but even at the dawn of the 21st century, trial of scar remains a controversy in obstetric care. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • Generations of western obstetricians were brought up with the adage 'once a caesarean, always a caesarean' coined by Cragin in 19161, ironically in an effort to stress that one of the risks of a primary caesarean section was the more dangerous repeat operation that may be required as a consequence in the future. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • A large study comparing the risks of trial of labour to elective caesarean section found that the length of hospital stay, postpartum blood transfusion rate and incidence of postpartum fever were higher I the elective caesarean section group5. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • However, when the elective caesarean section group is compared to the failed trial of labour group, maternal morbidity is indeed higher with caesarean section following failed trial of labour6. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • In a well designed study involving 6,138 women McMahon et al6 reported increased morbidity amongst women with caesarean section following failed trial of labour compared to repeat elective caesarean section. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • The success rates for vaginal delivery after caesarean section when all indications for the primary operation are considered, is approximately 75%3,4,6, approaching, in many hospitals the likelihood of a vaginal birth for a nulliparous patient. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • A meta analysis of 29 studies found that the success rate for vaginal delivery after caesarean ranged from 67% for patients with prior failure to progress in labour, to 85% where the indication for the primary operation was breech presentation, with all indication for previous caesarean section being associated with success rates of vaginal delivery that would make trial of labour appropriate7. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • Jongen et al8, in a study of 103 patients with prior caesarean section for failure of descent in the second stage, 80% managed to have a vaginal birth. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • The risk of uterine rupture following two transverse lower segment uterine incisions appears to be around 1.8% in a large study where the uterine rupture rate after one precious caesarean section was reported as 0.6%9. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • Large studies looking at prostaglandin gel110, and oxytocin11, have indicated that they are safe to use in women with a previous caesarean section. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • Her best friend just had a baby and underwent a Caesarean section. (thehindu.com)
  • What is a Caesarean section? (thehindu.com)
  • A Caesarean section is an abdominal operation performed to deliver a baby when vaginal delivery is not possible or safe. (thehindu.com)
  • In India, the rate of Caesarean section has climbed drastically. (thehindu.com)
  • A Caesarean section may be performed before labour begins if there are medical reasons for not allowing labour or a vaginal delivery. (thehindu.com)
  • This is called a planned or elective Caesarean section. (thehindu.com)
  • A Caesarean section may also be done when labour begins or during labour if certain problems occur. (thehindu.com)
  • If at the time of delivery the lowest part of the baby, instead of the head, is the buttocks (breech), face, brow (forehead), or shoulder, a caesarean section is usually necessary. (thehindu.com)
  • These problems may indicate that the baby cannot tolerate further labour and a Caesarean section may be necessary. (thehindu.com)
  • However, chances for a repeat Caesarean section increase, depending on why the Caesarean was done. (thehindu.com)
  • Upper segment caesarean section scar is weaker than lower segment scar. (gfmer.ch)
  • Elective caesarean section for susceptible scars for rupture as upper segment C.S. (gfmer.ch)
  • Objective To determine respiratory rate (RR), tidal volume (TV) and end-tidal carbon dioxide (EtCO 2 ) values in full-term infants immediately after caesarean section, and to assess whether infants that develop transient tachypnoea of the newborn (TTN) follow the same physiological patterns. (bmj.com)
  • 37 weeks' gestation following elective caesarean section (ECS). (bmj.com)
  • The secondary objective was to describe the maternal morbidity associated with elective caesarean section. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Primary caesarean section refers to the caesarean section irrespective of the type of caesarean section or its indication, which includes caesarean section on maternal request or when there is no strong obstetric indication. (biomedcentral.com)
  • This increases the number of caesarean sections from repeat caesarean section. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Until the 1980's, physicians were instructed that women with a history of cesarean section should only deliver by cesarean in any future pregnancies because the uterine scar was at risk of opening, leading to a dangerous uterine rupture that could result in severe consequences for the mother and infant. (bu.edu)
  • Because of physician fear of uterine rupture, many women with prior cesareans are unaware of or denied a trial of labor after cesarean (TOLAC) in an effort to achieve vaginal birth. (bu.edu)
  • Having had a prior successful vaginal delivery is most protective against uterine rupture, and an increasing number of prior cesareans leaves a woman more likely to fail TOLAC. (bu.edu)
  • Cesarean delivery is defined as the delivery of a fetus through surgical incisions made through the abdominal wall (laparotomy) and the uterine wall (hysterotomy). (medscape.com)
  • Fear of uterine rupture and cesarean section in labor are prominent. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Women who have had c-sections have a higher risk of uterine rupture in subsequent pregnancies. (medicinenet.com)
  • The presence of any of the following practically always mean that ERCS will be performed - but this decision should always be discussed with a senior obstetrician: Maternal request for elective repeat CS after counselling Maternal or fetal reasons to avoid vaginal birth in current pregnancy Previous uterine incision other than transverse segment including classical (longitudinal). (wikipedia.org)
  • A Cesarean section or C-section for short is the delivery of baby, placenta, and membranes through a surgical incision in the abdominal wall and the uterine wall. (healthhype.com)
  • High risk of uterine rupture during labor such as a vertical uterine scar due to previous cesarean section or myomectomy for removal of uterine fibroid. (healthhype.com)
  • An unbiased person would conclude that PGE2 inductions should be avoided and that primary cesarean introduced the risk of uterine rupture regardless of subsequent birth route. (midwiferytoday.com)
  • You had a C-section before, and you have the same problems this time or your doctor thinks labor might cause your scar to tear (uterine rupture). (conehealth.com)
  • If she gets pregnant again, a woman with a C-section scar has a small risk of the scar tearing open during labor (uterine rupture). (conehealth.com)
  • Uterine rupture-This rare but life-threatening condition occurs when the uterus tears along the prior C-section scar. (medicalcityhospital.com)
  • What never was said though, that just being pregnant again increases the chances for uterine rupture after a C-section, because of the baby growing and stretching the uterus. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • However, the chances for uterine rupture was 0.05% higher than having a repeat C-section. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • The purpose of the study was to assess whether the parameters of cesarean section scar in the nonpregnant uterus as determined using ultrasound can be used to predict uterine dehiscence in the next pregnancy. (biomedcentral.com)
  • In all cases, a repeat cesarean section was performed and the lower uterine segment was assessed. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Some recent controversial issues related to CS like the development of uterine nitche (isthmocele) at the CS scar site, placenta accrete and the role of cesarean myomectomy are discussed in details. (intechopen.com)
  • While it's been noted in various medical publications for years that later-onset endometriosis is typically tied to uterine surgery such as c-sections, and referred to often as "iatrogenic" which means "doctor or medically caused", this is the first large scale study to confirm those suspicions. (thebabycorner.com)
  • Other risks associated with c-sections include uterine rupture and placental problems in future pregnancies. (thebabycorner.com)
  • For certain clinical conditions--such as placenta previa or uterine rupture--cesarean delivery is firmly established as the safest route of delivery. (acog.org)
  • Data on the risk of uterine rupture is limited on patients with more than two previous cesarean sections but appears to be in the same region as that for patients with 2 previous caesarean sections. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • The aim of the current study was to evaluate the role of abdominal striae and cesarean scar characters in the prediction of intraperitoneal adhesions. (researchsquare.com)
  • Abdominal striae and cesarean scar were significant predictors for intraperitoneal adhesions. (researchsquare.com)
  • Investigators will also assess the cosmetic appearance of the cesarean section scar at the patient's one week and 6 wekk post-operative visits. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The aim of this study is to identify hysteroscopic findings of cesarean scar defect in women underwent at least one prior cesarean section and its relation to any of the different un expla. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Vaginal Repair of Cesarean Section Scar Diverticula Diagnosed in Nonpregnant Women. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Cesarean section scar diverticulum (CSD) lead to many long-term complications. (bioportfolio.com)
  • For these women prediction of cesarean section scar performance is still a serious clinical problem. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The following ultrasonographic parameters of the cesarean section scar in the nonpregnant uterus were assessed: the residual myometrial thickness (RMT) and the width (W) and the depth (D) of the triangular hypoechoic scar niche. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Two independent statistical methods namely the logit model and Decision Tree analysis were used to determine the relation between the appearance of the cesarean section scar in the nonpregnat state and the performance of the scar in the next pregnancy. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The logit model revealed that the D/RMT ratio showed significant correlation with cesarean section scar dehiscence ( P -value of 0.007). (biomedcentral.com)
  • Assessment of the cesarean section scar in the nonpregant uterus can be used to predict the occurrence of scar dehiscence in the next pregnancy. (biomedcentral.com)
  • When my baby was 9 months old, I saw a lump below my tummy and just above the cesarean scar. (healthcaremagic.com)
  • If the woman has had a C section already, she should get C section for her new birth because her previous scar might open up during vaginal delivery. (ipl.org)
  • Compared with a successful TOL, the infants delivered by cesarean section after a failed TOL had more neonatal morbidity and had a longer hospital stay (4.8 ± 2 vs 3.1 ± 2 days). (aappublications.org)
  • 1 , 2 Respiratory morbidity after a repeat cesarean section has been well delineated in the literature. (aappublications.org)
  • The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has recommended a trial of labor (TOL) after a previous cesarean section to decrease the maternal morbidity associated with ERCS. (aappublications.org)
  • Recurrent cesareans result in intraperitoneal adhesions that would lead to maternal morbidity during delivery. (researchsquare.com)
  • [ 1 ] The rapid increase in cesarean birth rates from 1996 to 2014 without clear evidence of concomitant decreases in maternal or neonatal morbidity or mortality raises significant concern that cesarean delivery is overused. (medscape.com)
  • Although the absolute difference is small, the risks of severe maternal morbidity associated with planned cesarean delivery are higher than those associated with planned vaginal delivery. (cmaj.ca)
  • 1 , 2 Elective cesareans can increase the risk of maternal morbidity, neonatal death, and neonatal admission to an intensive care unit. (dovepress.com)
  • Although cesarean delivery can be life-saving for the fetus, the mother, or both in certain cases, the rapid increase in the rate of cesarean births without evidence of concomitant decreases in maternal or neonatal morbidity or mortality raises significant concern that cesarean delivery is overused ( 2 ). (acog.org)
  • However, for most pregnancies, which are low-risk, cesarean delivery appears to pose greater risk of maternal morbidity and mortality than vaginal delivery ( 4 ) ( Table 1 ). (acog.org)
  • An emergency cesarean section , as the name denotes, is one that is done as an emergency procedure where a complication of pregnancy or labor necessitates urgent delivery of the baby. (healthhype.com)
  • If this occurs, your doctor will perform an emergency cesarean section to prevent life-threatening complications such as heavy bleeding and infection for you, and brain damage for your baby. (memorialhermann.org)
  • Predicting failed trial of labor after primary cesarean delivery. (uchicago.edu)
  • [2] [3] A caesarean delivery may be performed based upon the shape of the mother's pelvis or history of a previous C-section. (wikipedia.org)
  • If conversion of labor epidural analgesia to cesarean delivery anesthesia fails, the anesthesiologist can be confronted with a challenging clinical dilemma. (hindawi.com)
  • Our survey revealed variations in the clinical management of a failed epidural top up for cesarean delivery, suggesting guidelines to aid decision-making are needed. (hindawi.com)
  • If a cesarean delivery is needed in a parturient with an existing labor epidural, it is common practice to convert or "top up" the epidural catheter [ 2 ], with the aim of initiating surgical anesthesia by injecting more concentrated local anesthetic, usually combined with a lipid soluble opioid. (hindawi.com)
  • In view of the lack of consensus and guidance for what constitutes the most frequently or optimal considered practice in the setting of a failed labor epidural top up for cesarean delivery, we conducted a survey to assess current practice. (hindawi.com)
  • Some C-sections are planned, but many are done when unexpected problems happen during delivery. (medlineplus.gov)
  • What Is a Cesarean Delivery? (medlineplus.gov)
  • The study will investigate whether the placement of silver plated dressings beginning in the OR will improve wound healing in patients undergoing cesarean delivery compared to traditional Telfa pads. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Management of Low Birth Weight Breech Delivery: Should Cesarean Section Be Routine? (lww.com)
  • What is cesarean delivery (C-section)? (medscape.com)
  • In 2014, 32.2% of women who gave birth in the United States did so by cesarean delivery. (medscape.com)
  • The most common indications for primary cesarean delivery include labor dystocia, abnormal or indeterminate fetal heart rate tracing, fetal malpresentation, multiple gestation, and suspected fetal macrosomia. (medscape.com)
  • Safe reduction of the primary cesarean delivery rate will require different approaches for these indications, as well as others. (medscape.com)
  • External cephalic version for breech presentation and a trial of labor for women with twin gestations when the first twin is in cephalic presentation are examples of interventions that can help to safely lower the primary cesarean delivery rate. (medscape.com)
  • [ 2 ] A practice bulletin from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends that all eligible women with breech presentations who are near term should be offered external cephalic version (ECV) to decrease the overall rate of cesarean delivery. (medscape.com)
  • Obstetric care consensus no. 1: safe prevention of the primary cesarean delivery. (medscape.com)
  • Safe prevention of the primary cesarean delivery. (medscape.com)
  • Cesarean section delivery in the 1980s: international comparison by indication. (medscape.com)
  • Cesarean delivery on maternal request. (medscape.com)
  • What is the role of laparotomy in cesarean delivery (C-section)? (medscape.com)
  • Also searched for Cesarean Delivery and C sections . (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Risk of stillbirth among Zambian women with a prior cesarean delivery. (bioportfolio.com)
  • women with a prior cesarean delivery. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Cesarean delivery (CD) may be associated with stillbirth in future pregnancies. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Risk of Cesarean Delivery among Nulliparous Asian-Indian Women with Term Singleton Pregnancies. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Asian-Indian women are a growing population in the United States, but little data exist about their risk of cesarean delivery (CD). (bioportfolio.com)
  • A Conceptual Framework for the Impact of Obesity on Risk of Cesarean Delivery. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Obesity affects a third of reproductive age women and is associated with worse cesarean delivery outcom. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Delivery of an infant through the vagina in a female who has had a prior cesarean section. (bioportfolio.com)
  • And, it's good to know that most women who have had a c-section can, and are encouraged, to have a vaginal delivery the second time around so if this is what you want you should be able to have the birth experience you desire. (pregnancy-info.net)
  • Primary cesareans - defined as cesarean delivery among women who have not had a previous cesarean - are considered a more accurate indicator of current practice than overall cesareans because the overall cesareans also reflect the now almost automatic repeat cesarean in women who have had one previously. (citizen.org)
  • Pregnant women have an increase in insulin resistance and therefore may further benefit from a preoperative carbohydrate load prior to cesarean delivery. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Although woman in the UK receive a carbohydrate drink prior to elective cesarean delivery, the metabolic effects of these drinks on the mother and neonate have not been evaluated. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Effect of a Patient-Centered Decision Support Tool on Rates of Trial of Labor After Previous Cesarean Delivery: The PROCEED Randomized Clinical Trial. (harvard.edu)
  • Purisch SE, Ananth CV, Arditi B, Mauney L, Ajemian B, Heiderich A, Leone T, Gyamfi-Bannerman C. Effect of Delayed vs Immediate Umbilical Cord Clamping on Maternal Blood Loss in Term Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Clinical Trial. (harvard.edu)
  • Cesarean delivery, also called c-section, is surgery to deliver a baby. (medicinenet.com)
  • Some c-sections are planned, but most c-sections are done when unexpected problems happen during delivery. (medicinenet.com)
  • Among the factors associated with this event stands out a prior cesarean delivery. (usp.br)
  • Given the alarming increase in cesarean rates, this study aims to identify the proportion and profile of mothers with repeat cesarean delivery - RCD in the State of São Paulo, in 2012. (usp.br)
  • In contrast, newborns by vaginal delivery had greater proportions of late term than those by repeat cesarean. (usp.br)
  • In 767 previous LSCS cases 644(28%) had repeat cesarean delivery and 123(5%) delivered vaginally. (innovativepublication.com)
  • Cesarean sections, also called c-sections, are performed whenever abnormal conditions complicate labor and vaginal delivery, threatening the life or health of the mother or the baby. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • However, a c-section is safer than a vaginal delivery when the baby is 8 lbs (3.6 kg) or larger, in a breech position with the feet crossed, or in a breech position with the head hyperextended. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • This book focuses on essential aspects of cesarean delivery: procedures, complications and recovery in a straightforward manner. (novapublishers.com)
  • Controversial issues are covered in the last part of the book including ethics of unindicted cesarean delivery, vaginal births after cesareans delivery and the preferred timing for elective cesarean delivery. (novapublishers.com)
  • 17. Diabetes mellitus: Is it an indication for Cesarean delivery? (novapublishers.com)
  • 19. Can we Prevent Adhesions during Cesarean Delivery? (novapublishers.com)
  • RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Fifty-three lean and 68 obese women with singleton term pregnancies were evaluated at elective cesarean delivery. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • The surgical delivery of a pre-viable fetus (before the time a fetus is capable of maintaining a separate existence outside the uterus) is not considered as cesarean section, but is known as a hysterotomy . (healthhype.com)
  • An elective cesarean section is one that is done before the onset of labor or before the development of any complication which may require urgent delivery of the baby. (healthhype.com)
  • Many women who have had a cesarean delivery can go for subsequent vaginal delivery, especially when the indication for the previous procedure is no longer present. (healthhype.com)
  • Although a relatively safe surgery, a cesarean section does carry more risks than vaginal delivery. (healthhype.com)
  • Keeping this in mind, a cesarean section is usually done in those cases where a vaginal delivery is not feasible or would expose the mother or baby to undue risks. (healthhype.com)
  • Each case has to be judged on its own merit so as to decide whether cesarean section or vaginal delivery would be better. (healthhype.com)
  • Severe pre-existing disease , like heart disease or other debilitating conditions where a vaginal delivery would impose a greater threat than cesarean section. (healthhype.com)
  • It concluded, "After a thorough discussion of the risks and benefits of attempting a vaginal delivery after cesarean section, a patient might ask, 'But doctor, what is the safest thing for my baby? (midwiferytoday.com)
  • The rate of elective primary cesarean delivery continues to rise, owing in part to the widespread perception that the procedure is of little or no risk to healthy women. (cmaj.ca)
  • Healthy women who underwent a primary cesarean delivery for breech presentation constituted a surrogate "planned cesarean group" considered to have undergone low-risk elective cesarean delivery, for comparison with an otherwise similar group of women who had planned to deliver vaginally. (cmaj.ca)
  • These risks should be considered by women contemplating an elective cesarean delivery and by their physicians. (cmaj.ca)
  • Cesarean delivery rates in industrialized countries continue to rise. (cmaj.ca)
  • 3 - 7 The relative safety of cesarean delivery and its perceived advantages relative to vaginal delivery have resulted in a change in the perceived risk-benefit ratio, which has accelerated acceptance. (cmaj.ca)
  • 1 , 4 - 12 Indeed, a belief has become widespread that the risks of cesarean delivery for healthy women are so low as to make it a reasonable elective option for childbirth. (cmaj.ca)
  • 1 , 5 , 6 , 15 - 20 There is, therefore, a pressing need to assess the risks of maternal complications and death associated with elective cesarean delivery carried out in healthy women. (cmaj.ca)
  • The main purpose of our study was to compare the risks of low-risk, elective cesarean delivery with those of planned vaginal delivery among healthy women at term. (cmaj.ca)
  • After accounting for differences in maternal age, gravidity, birth weight and gestational age at delivery, the rate of caesarean sections at private facilities was more than twice that at public facilities. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Instead, the differences in section rates may reflect the effect of bias in clinical decision-making, and/or differences among women from different 'population groups' in their attitude towards assisted delivery, and their capacity to negotiate with clinicians. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Worldwide, cesarean delivery (CD) is the most frequent major operation performed, and of course, the commonest surgery performed in obstetrics. (intechopen.com)
  • This is the first trial to utilize a prophylactic dose of TXA prior to incision followed by a subsequent prophylactic dose at placental delivery in obstetric patients undergoing scheduled cesareans. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The investigators designed a randomized placebo-controlled trial comparing TXA dosing prior to incision for cesarean delivery with a repeat dose given at placental delivery. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • We review the data surrounding the administration of corticosteroids for fetal lung maturity, antibiotics in the case of preterm premature rupture of membranes, magnesium sulfate for cerebral palsy prophylaxis, fetal monitoring, and cesarean delivery. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Risk of cesarean delivery after loop electrosurgical excision procedure. (freecme.com)
  • Importantly, when "failure to progress" or "arrest of labor" were used as a reason for cesarean delivery, there were no differences between groups, nor were there differences in the percentages of inductions. (freecme.com)
  • Specifically, the average LEEP tissue sample measured 1.8 cm 3 for those having a cesarean section vs 1.7 cm 3 for those having a vaginal delivery ( P = 0.71). (freecme.com)
  • LEEPs did not increase the rate of cesarean delivery, in general, nor increase the rate of arrested of labor, in particular. (freecme.com)
  • This module includes two surgical pads for incision and suturing, along with a pre-incised abdomen for repeated delivery practice, to help improve confidence and familiarity of maneuvers. (laerdal.com)
  • While I certainly agree this delivery should be via cesarean section, I strongly disagree that future pregnancies are dangerous. (ewtn.com)
  • The danger comes with possible rupture with the force of labor contractions and that is why I stated that repeat cesarean section is the indicated delivery route. (ewtn.com)
  • Even though the rates of primary and total cesarean delivery have plateaued recently, there was a rapid increase in cesarean rates from 1996 to 2011 ( Fig. 1 ). (acog.org)
  • Therefore, it is important for health care providers to understand the short-term and long-term tradeoffs between cesarean and vaginal delivery, as well as the safe and appropriate opportunities to prevent overuse of cesarean delivery, particularly primary cesarean delivery. (acog.org)
  • The National Institutes of Health has commissioned evidence-based reports over recent years to examine the risks and benefits of cesarean and vaginal delivery ( 3 ) ( Table 1 ). (acog.org)
  • Increased with prior cesarean delivery versus vaginal delivery, and risk continues to increase with each subsequent cesarean delivery. (acog.org)
  • No difference between cesarean delivery and vaginal delivery at 2 years. (acog.org)
  • Sometimes after repeat induction doses, and eventual failure of induction, a caesarean delivery is recommended. (co.ke)
  • A score of five or less is a major risk factor for cesarean delivery. (memorialhermann.org)
  • Exploring How Providers Counsel Patients to Reduce the Likelihood of Cesarean Delivery.Presented at: North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (2017). (northshore.org)
  • In this study, cervical opening, effacement, gravidity, parity, and prior vaginal delivery were important factors for successful vaginal birth after cesarean section. (dovepress.com)
  • Several conditions make a Cesarean delivery more likely. (ahealthyme.com)
  • If the heart rate doesn't improve, he or she may do a Cesarean delivery. (ahealthyme.com)
  • Your healthcare provider may have other reasons to recommend a Cesarean delivery. (ahealthyme.com)
  • A C-section will be done in an operating room or a special delivery room. (ahealthyme.com)
  • The C section (as it is often called) is where the delivery of a baby happens through the mother's abdomen. (ipl.org)
  • If the infant's heart rate seems suspicious during the delivery, the doctors will think that the baby cannot last during labor for so long and perform a C section for safety. (ipl.org)
  • 1997) inquired what reasons constituted the submission of a placenta for examination and found, regrettably, that it was Cesarean section delivery. (springer.com)
  • In fact, almost 30% of all births in the United States are now done via cesarean section. (pregnancy-info.net)
  • Most cesarean births result in healthy babies and mothers. (medicinenet.com)
  • Spencer's situation is increasingly common: Today, C-sections represent 31.8% of all births in the U.S. annually -- that's more than 1.3 million births. (medicinenet.com)
  • Women who have c-sections stay at the hospital longer than women who have vaginal births. (medicinenet.com)
  • Main outcome measure Rate of caesarean sections per 100 births (live or stillborn). (bmj.com)
  • Hannah concludes that cesarean section is more dangerous in current and future pregnancies, but then discusses pelvic floor issues, reporting that the risk of urinary incontinence is higher for vaginal births. (cmaj.ca)
  • Hannah's own study of post-term pregnancy 12 is the bedrock upon which our current epidemic of post-term inductions is based, leading in my institution to a rate of cesarean sections among first births in excess of 40% (the rate is about 8% for women in spontaneous labour). (cmaj.ca)
  • A new study appearing June 28, 2013 on ObGyn.net cites an increase in the occurrence of endometriosis following cesarean section births. (thebabycorner.com)
  • The risk of endometriosis was .4 percent with vaginal births and .6 percent with cesarean births. (thebabycorner.com)
  • A woman who had multiple births by cesarean section did not have a higher risk of the condition, but over the years following a c-section, her risk did rise. (thebabycorner.com)
  • Variation in the rates of nulliparous, term, singleton, vertex cesarean births also indicates that clinical practice patterns affect the number of cesarean births performed. (acog.org)
  • RÉSUMÉ Nous avons étudié les taux de complications pour les césariennes itératives dans 3 hôpitaux (public, militaire, universitaire) à Irbid en examinant les dossiers obstétricaux de 989 femmes entre le 1er décembre 1999 et le 30 mars 2004. (who.int)
  • You might also want to check out Cesarean Complications so you can be fully aware of the risks and benefits to you and your child. (pregnancy-info.net)
  • Adhesions, which can be quite painful and cause complications in future pregnancies, are just one complication of c-sections. (pregnancy-info.net)
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  • Many women who have had a C-section in the past can deliver future babies vaginally with a low risk of complications. (medicalcityhospital.com)
  • 4) Due to the complications of general anesthesia, nowadays, regional anesthesia is commonly used for cesarean section, which provides a route for postoperative analgesia through neuraxial opioids. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Caesarean sections can save the lives of new-borns and their mothers or prevent the potential complications of a delayed vaginal birth. (thehindu.com)
  • I had a c-section with my first in May of 2007 due to complications after labor for 10 hours and pushing for 2 1/2 hours. (mamapedia.com)
  • Giving birth by cesarean, or c-section, is on the rise in hospitals as well as among women who are choosing to give birth via cesarean rather than vaginally. (pregnancy-info.net)
  • Not all women can give birth vaginally and having a c-section may be a life saving option. (pregnancy-info.net)
  • If you have already had a cesarean and are pregnant again, you might be wondering whether you will need another cesarean or if you can deliver vaginally. (pregnancy-info.net)
  • If you are hoping to deliver vaginally, then you will want to read Vaginal Birth After Cesarean . (pregnancy-info.net)
  • The goal of this procedure is to give birth vaginally, rather than through an elective C-section. (medicalcityhospital.com)
  • If you can't deliver vaginally, C-section allows the fetus to be delivered surgically. (ahealthyme.com)
  • To evaluate neonatal outcomes after an elective repeat cesarean section (ERCS) compared with a trial of labor (TOL). (aappublications.org)
  • C-sections result in a small overall increase in poor outcomes in low risk pregnancies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Women who have experienced a stillbirth or neonatal death are at higher risk of repeated poor neonatal outcomes if they have short interpregnancy intervals. (bioportfolio.com)
  • To suggest, as Hannah does, the equivalence of maternal and newborn outcomes for cesarean and vaginal birth in the face of confusing science is to contribute to fear and an increase in cesarean procedures. (cmaj.ca)
  • 3 - 5 Notwithstanding the well-recognized life-saving role of cesarean sections, international comparisons show that rates of cesarean sections vary greatly across countries and high coverage does not necessarily lead to good health outcomes. (dovepress.com)
  • Explaining Unexplained Variation in Patient Outcomes: Cesarean Overuse and the Culture ofCare. (northshore.org)
  • Provider Birth Attitudes and Cesarean Section Rates:Measuring Culture to Predict Outcomes. (northshore.org)
  • This study attempts to evaluate factors associated with success of vaginal birth after cesarean section and to compare the maternal and perinatal outcomes between vaginal birth after cesarean section and intrapartum cesarean section in patients who were admitted to hospital during the active or second stage of labor. (dovepress.com)
  • Elective caesarean sections (ECS) have been implicated in increased risk of adverse neonatal outcomes. (biomedcentral.com)
  • It is also important to be aware fo the effects a c-section can have on you and your baby in future pregnancies. (pregnancy-info.net)
  • C-sections also increase the risk of problems in future pregnancies. (medicinenet.com)
  • The investigators then focused on decisions and events occurring during these patients' next pregnancies, such as CSR, reasons for the cesarean sections, and indications for induction of labor. (freecme.com)
  • Telfa pad dressing placed over Cesarean wound after skin closure, the dressing will be changed to a new Telfa pad dressing on post-operative day 2 which will remain on the incision through post-operative day 7. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The secondary objective is to assess the cosmetic outcome of the cesarean incision observed at the 1-week and 6-week post-operative visits. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • In the early 20th century caesarean sections were performed through a vertical 'classical' incision extending from the lower segment up to the fundus. (contemporaryobgyn.net)
  • A cesarean section is the birth of the baby through an abdominal incision. (nygh.on.ca)
  • I have also heard of people tearing along the incision line while contracting and ending up have a c-section. (mamapedia.com)
  • While cesarean section (CS) is sometimes mandatory and even maternal and fetal lifesaving, in most situations, spontaneous vaginal birth is still safer for both woman and her baby. (intechopen.com)
  • Thus, normal labor is a process where repeated fetal hypoxic events may occur, which may lead to academia in the baby. (ipl.org)
  • But c-section is major surgery and carries risks. (medicinenet.com)
  • Even so, there are risks of delivering by c-section. (medicinenet.com)
  • Others believe that women should be able to choose a c-section if they understand the risks and benefits. (medicinenet.com)
  • Experts who believe c-sections should only be performed for medical reasons point to the risks. (medicinenet.com)
  • Because of the risks, experts feel that C-section should only be done for medical reasons. (conehealth.com)
  • What are the risks of C-section? (conehealth.com)
  • A cesarean section is a surgical procedure in which incisions are made through a woman's abdomen and uterus to deliver her baby. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • C section is also used if the woman has had a surgery on her uterus (1). (ipl.org)
  • After adjusting for the number of caesarean sections, regression analysis revealed that women from the military and university hospitals were more likely to have placenta praevia. (who.int)
  • In developing countries in general, and Middle Eastern countries in particular, the prevalence of women with multiple previous caesarean sections is high [13]. (who.int)
  • Women prefer to be actively involved in their healthcare provision, and counseling of women with prior cesareans would ideally incorporate personal choice. (bu.edu)
  • Actual versus instructed fasting times and associated discomforts in women having scheduled cesarean birth. (medscape.com)
  • External cephalic version is commonly not performed in women with a previous cesarean section. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Risk of Cesarean Section in Primiparous Women Over 35 Years of Age. (bioportfolio.com)
  • There are different reasons for women needing to have a cesarean. (pregnancy-info.net)
  • Other times women will need a cesarean section if their labor fails to progress after a certain amount of time or if their baby is in destress, like if the baby's heart rate drops. (pregnancy-info.net)
  • only 52,162 women out of the 250,780 who delivered with method of birth was known would have delivered via cesarean section. (citizen.org)
  • Public heath experts think that many c-sections are unnecessary, so it is important for pregnant women to get the facts about c-sections before they deliver. (medicinenet.com)
  • Women should find out what c-sections are, why they are performed, and the pros and cons of this surgery. (medicinenet.com)
  • A growing number of women are asking their doctors for c-sections when there is no medical reason. (medicinenet.com)
  • Some women want a c-section because they fear the pain of childbirth. (medicinenet.com)
  • But is it safe and ethical for doctors to allow women to choose c-section? (medicinenet.com)
  • In the meantime, many obstetricians feel it is their ethical obligation to talk women out of elective c-sections. (medicinenet.com)
  • 46 women with ASA physical status 1 undergoing cesarean section were randomly allocated to 2 groups. (hindawi.com)
  • The study analyzed data on 20,500 Washington state women with previous cesareans. (midwiferytoday.com)
  • The risk for women with planned cesareans was 2/1000, not far off the odds with spontaneous labor. (midwiferytoday.com)
  • Planned elective cesarean section: A reasonable choice for some women? (cmaj.ca)
  • Knowledge of the consequences of cesareans, particularly for women, is limited in the People's Republic of China, leaving a substantial literature gap. (dovepress.com)
  • As many women decide to get pregnant again, the population of pregnant women with a history of cesarean section is growing rapidly. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Starting in 2005, the study included 308 nonpregnant women with a history of low transverse cesarean section. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The central hypothesis is that TXA administration reduces blood loss and fibrinolysis in women undergoing repeat cesarean sections. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • However, women should note that the overall risk of endometriosis due to c-section is still quite low. (thebabycorner.com)
  • The most common surgical procedure in women of childbearing age is cesarean section. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Most women go home 3 to 5 days after a C-section, but it may take 4 weeks or longer to fully recover. (alberta.ca)
  • This implies that women who have a primary cesarean section have a high chance of having a repeat cesarean section, which will increase the overall cesarean rate in the future. (biomedcentral.com)
  • This study was conducted by reviewing medical anaesthesia records of the cases of the repeat spinal anesthesia regarding any adverse haemodynamic effects. (nepjol.info)
  • One case was converted to general anaesthesia even after repeat spinal anaesthesia and 9.8% cases had high spinal above T4. (nepjol.info)
  • Repeat administration of Bupivacaine heavy in reduced dose and volume can be used in complete failure of administration of first spinal anaesthesia. (nepjol.info)
  • Previously, the investigators found that epidural and spinal anesthesia during cesarean section possesses different responsiveness to fluid (including crystalloid and colloid) management given prior or posterior to anesthesia. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The investigators hypothesized that fluid management during CSEA would produce different effect on hemodynamics in cesarean section compared with epidural and spinal anesthesia. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The patient had an elective cesarean section under spinal anesthesia and gave birth to a living female. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Spinal anesthesia for cesarean section (CS) has gained popularity over epidural techniques because of its easy placement and rapid onset [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Most cesarean sections are done under spinal or epidural anaesthesia and the mother is awake (see anaesthesia for cesarean section ). (nygh.on.ca)
  • If your C-section is planned and requires general, spinal, or epidural anesthesia, you will be asked to not eat or drink anything for 8 hours before the procedure. (ahealthyme.com)
  • When a woman has had a previous caesarean birth, there are two options for her care in a subsequent pregnancy: planned elective repeat caesarean or planned vaginal birth. (cochrane.org)
  • [3] Established guidelines recommend that caesarean sections not be used before 39 weeks of pregnancy without a medical reason. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her medical history included gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during her current pregnancy that was controlled on metformin (500 mg, three times daily), four previous cesarean sections, two early pregnancy losses at six-week gestation, hypothyroidism, and previous eye surgery at childhood for eye squint. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Heather blogs at A Mama's Blog , where she has written other posts on C-sections, VBACs, breastfeeding, pregnancy, and birth issues, as well as her two boys. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • After a C-section, a woman may not be able to have a vaginal birth in a future pregnancy. (ahealthyme.com)
  • All mothers who underwent previous cesarean section and delivered singleton infants at term gestation were identified during a 1-year period. (aappublications.org)
  • Case: A 23 year-old pregnant woman at 33 weeks gestational age was admitted with symptoms of pre-eclampsia and underwent emergent cesarean section. (ispub.com)
  • A meta-analysis of nine studies [ 3 ] reported twice higher intrapartum and neonatal deaths among term, non-malformed infants who underwent a trial of labor compared to those who delivered by repeat elective cesarean (ECS). (biomedcentral.com)
  • To examine the effect of peritoneal closure at prior cesarean section on the occurrence of abdomino-pelvic adhesions at subsequent cesarean section. (nih.gov)
  • During the year and a half for which data were examined, significant abdominopelvic adhesions (grades 3 and 4) were encountered 21% of the time (40 of 191) at repeat cesarean section. (nih.gov)
  • The study included two groups, group one was assessed for the presence of striae, and the degree of intraperitoneal adhesions was evaluated during the current cesarean section. (researchsquare.com)
  • Intraabdominal adhesions occur at a 7% rate after one CS up to 68% with repeated cesareans (2). (researchsquare.com)
  • Introduction: High order repeat Cesarean Section [4th or more (HOR-C/S)] is associated with fibrotic adhesions, increased risk of injury to adjacent viscera, excessive rates of placenta previa and various degrees of adherent placenta. (soap.org)
  • It obtained information on factors influencing the decision to utilize an existing labor epidural for cesarean section and, if epidural top up resulted in no objective sensory block, bilateral T10 sensory block, or unilateral T6 sensory block, factors influencing the management and selection of anesthetic technique. (hindawi.com)
  • Most respondents (89%) would consider topping up an existing labor epidural for a category-one cesarean section. (hindawi.com)
  • Labor epidural top up for cesarean section can fail, the incidence of which has been reported to range from 0% to 21% [ 4 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Increasing women's access to nonmedical interventions during labor has also been shown to reduce cesarean birth rates. (medscape.com)
  • Guideline] Barclay L. Longer labor okay to avoid cesarean, new guidelines say. (medscape.com)
  • Cesarean section-associated hypotension is one of the pivotal factors to influence the Apgar Score of children and related with the stable hemostasis during the whole process of labor. (bioportfolio.com)
  • In recent years there is a growing local, as well as global, tendency among obstetricians to end labor by cesarean section in various circumstances. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Dystocia, or difficult labor, is the other common cause of c-sections. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • When a c-section is being considered because labor is not progressing, the mother should first be encouraged to walk around to stimulate labor. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The second most common reason that a c-section is performed (in 30% of all cases) is difficult childbirth due to nonprogressive labor (dystocia). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In most cases, doctors do cesarean sections because of problems that arise during labor. (conehealth.com)
  • Vertical scars are not strong enough to hold together during labor contractions, so a repeat C-section is necessary. (ahealthyme.com)
  • Extraction of the fetus by abdominal hysterotomy anytime following a previous cesarean. (uchicago.edu)
  • A repeated abdominal ultrasound showed a ruptured hepatic hematoma with intra-peritoneal free fluid and peri-hepatic blood collection. (ispub.com)
  • 14 however, reports of respiratory sequelae after elective cesarean sections persist. (aappublications.org)
  • The population included all 1007 mothers with a history of previous cesarean section and their singleton infants delivered at ≥37 weeks of gestation, by obstetric estimate, at three hospitals in Cleveland, OH, between April 1, 1992 and March 31, 1993. (aappublications.org)
  • The saying "once a cesarean, always a cesarean" no longer holds true. (healthhype.com)
  • A 40-year-old female, G7P4+2, was admitted for elective cesarean section at 38 weeks. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • There was a statistically significant difference between the number of previous caesarean sections and hospital. (who.int)
  • External cephalic version after previous cesarean section: A cohort study of 100 consecutive attempts. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Previous studies reported that cesarean section itself could influence the later develop. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The procedure is often used in cases where the mother has had a previous c-section. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The most common reason that a cesarean section is performed (in 35% of all cases, according to the United States Public Health Service) is that the woman has had a previous c-section. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • In the setting of a failed epidural top up, the most influential factors determining further anesthetic management were the category of cesarean section (92%), dermatomal level of blockade (78%), and the assessment of maternal airway. (hindawi.com)
  • However, I was still open to the idea of an epidural, if it would help me avoid another C-section. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • In other words, if you are not sufficiently developed, then an elective induction may significantly increase your risk of cesarean section. (memorialhermann.org)
  • 3-5 More recently, severe persistent pulmonary hypertension requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy has been noted in infants delivered by elective cesarean section. (aappublications.org)
  • [8] The international healthcare community has previously considered the rate of 10% and 15% to be ideal for caesarean sections. (wikipedia.org)
  • In an effort to raise the clinical standard, guidelines from the Royal College of Anaesthetists state that the rate of conversion from neuraxial to general anesthesia should be less than 15% and 5%, respectively, for category-one cesarean section and for category-one to -three cesarean section overall [ 6 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Introduction : Cesarean rate varies from 45% to 73% in the literature in patient with diabetes type 1. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The rising rate of cesarean sections (CS), especially those on maternal request, is an important obstetric care issue. (nih.gov)
  • As indicated above, the average cesarean rate in the 10 hospitals with the highest rates is 48.3 percent. (citizen.org)
  • The primary cesarean rate may therefore have a larger denominator than is warranted, thus yielding a lower rate than the "true" one. (citizen.org)
  • Our numbers may therefore err on the conservative side, understating the primary cesarean rate. (citizen.org)
  • The primary cesarean rate in New York is 21.1 percent and varies more than 3.5-fold by county. (citizen.org)
  • Still, the cesarean birth rate in the United States has risen greatly in recent decades. (medicinenet.com)
  • Here, experts explain the pros and cons of C-sections, why the C-section rate is rising, and what recovery from a C-section is really like. (medicinenet.com)
  • 1 2 3 In England, for example, the rate of caesarean sections has increased from 9% in 1980 to 24.6% in 2008-9. (bmj.com)
  • Why, for example, isn't the rising cesarean rate-which translates into about half a million unnecessary major operations per year at a cost of over $1 billion to our health care system-considered newsworthy? (midwiferytoday.com)
  • Population-based studies report either no difference in urinary incontinence by route of birth 6 or a baseline rate that is high and only somewhat improved by cesarean section. (cmaj.ca)
  • With a current national rate near 40%, the literature consistently reported a rapid rise of cesarean sections in the People's Republic of China in the past decades, irrespective of where people lived or their socioeconomic standing. (dovepress.com)
  • In an effort to see if LEEP affected the cesarean section rate (CSR), researchers from St. Louis reviewed their records over a 10-year period (1996-2006). (freecme.com)
  • 2 Furthermore, a repeat LEEP increased the rate of PTB five-fold. (freecme.com)
  • Inductions have not been shown to increase the rate of C-section. (nygh.on.ca)
  • If you attempt a vaginal birth after caesarean, you have a 25 percent chance of needing a cesarean section anyway. (memorialhermann.org)
  • The weighted average for the 10 hospitals with the highest overall cesarean rates is 48.3 percent. (citizen.org)
  • Primary cesarean section refers to the first cesarean section performed on a woman, while repeat cesarean section may include secondary, tertiary, and other similar repeated procedures. (healthhype.com)