Tag: Caesarean section

A Retrospective Study on Rising Trends of Caesarean Section

Background: The indications for Caesarean Section (CS) have evolved throughout time, as has the rate, which has been much studied. C-sections can without a doubt effectively prevent maternal and neonatal mortality when performed for a medical cause. However, little study has been done on the breadth of maternal indications...
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Analysing Recent Trends in Caesarean Sections at a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital in South India: Findings from a Clinical Audit Using Robson Criteria

Background: Caesarean section (CS) is a potentially life-saving surgery when done for the right circumstances. The number of CS deliveries has increased dramatically in recent years. Because a CS is not without risks and difficulties, its trends should be audited across all institutes to ensure that obstetric care standards...
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Dilemma in Breech Delivery: A Review

After 37 weeks of pregnancy, the incidence of breech presentation appears to have remained stable at around 3-5% of singleton pregnancies. However, the number of caesarean sections performed for breech babies has increased dramatically. Increased morbidity and mortality for the mother and baby may be associated with a decrease...
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A Comparative Study of Effects of Adding Dexmedetomidine and Fentanyl as an Adjuvant to Isobaric Levobupivacaine in Lower Segment Cesarean Section: A Prospective Randomized Double-Blind Clinical Study

Background: Intrathecal Bupivacaine is the most often used local anaesthetic for lower segment caesarean sections, but researchers are always exploring for new local anaesthetics with better safety profiles for both the mother and the foetus. Many adjuvants, such as fentanyl, morphine, or tramadol, have been used with intrathecal local...
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A Dilemma for Modern Obstetrics -Rising Incidence of Caesarean Section Rate

The goal of this study was to look into the rate of caesarean sections (indications, ratios in emergency and elective caesarean sections), as well as the percentage of vaginal births after caesarean sections and instrumental deliveries. Methods: A one-year retrospective study was conducted in the Department of Obstetrics and...
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Effect of Expansion Technique of Uterine Incision at Caesarean Delivery on the Degree of Intraoperative Blood Loss

The most common major operation performed on women is a Caesarean section. Despite the fact that caesarean sections are now much safer thanks to improved procedures, anaesthesia, blood transfusion facilities, and antibiotics, significant intraoperative and postoperative complications still exist. Haemorrhage is one of the most common short-term complications after...
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