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We asked 24 high-volume hospitals to release their C-section rates. Nineteen complied.
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Authors: Dy J, DeMeester S, Lipworth H, Barrett J Abstract OBJECTIVE: To provide evidence-based guidelines for the provision of a trial of labour after Caesarean section. OUTCOMES: Fetal and maternal morbidity and mortality associated with vaginal birth after Caesarean and repeat Caesarean section. EVIDENCE: MEDLINE database was searched for articles published from January 1, 1995, to October 31, 2017 using the key words "vaginal birth after Caesarean (Cesarean) section." The quality of evidence is described using the Evaluation of Evidence criteria outlined in the Report of the Canadian Task Forc...
Source: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada : JOGC - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Obstet Gynaecol Can Source Type: research
Claire Winnett, 24, of Doncaster, was enjoying a normal pregnancy until her arm started shaking uncontrollably on September 6. She was forced to give birth to Sienna via C-section.
Source: the Mail online | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: Our results showed that general anesthesia in cesarean section leads to an impairment in TDH when compared with spinal anesthesia. Oxidative stress might be modified by the preferred anesthetic technique. PMID: 31213043 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Minerva Anestesiologica - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Minerva Anestesiol Source Type: research
Source: Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy Source Type: research
AbstractPlacenta percreta is the abnormal invasion of the placenta through the myometrium and serosa of the uterus. It is the most invasive of the placenta accreta spectrum followed by placenta increta. This paper presents a case of a maternal and fetal death in the second trimester due to rupture of the uterus at the site of placenta percreta in a C-section scar. Postmortem MRI showed a large hemoperitoneum and thinning of the anterolateral uterine wall. Internal examination revealed two liters of blood in the abdomen and rupture of the anterolateral uterine wall at the site of placenta percreta in a previous C-section sc...
Source: Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology - Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research
The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio performed its first in-utero spina bifida surgery on a 23-week-old fetus in February. The baby girl was born at 37 weeks on June 3 via C-section and is doing well
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The objectives of this study were to explore the course of labor and the risk of obstetric anal sphincter injury at the first vaginal birth after cesarean section (fVBAC) in comparison to primiparous vaginal b...
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
This study aimed to assess the effects of the Health Transformation Plan (HTP) on the C-section rate in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Methods: This study was an interrupted time series analysis that used segmented regression analysis to assess the immediate and long-term effects of the HTP on C-section rate in two groups of hospitals affiliated and not affiliated to the Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MoHME) in Kurdistan province. Study samples were selected using the data on monthly C-section rate collected over a period of four years. Results: We observed significant decreases in C-section rate immediat...
Source: Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal - Category: Middle East Health Tags: East Mediterr Health J Source Type: research
Conclusion: Plasma concentrations of E2 and Ang II decreased after delivery. The plasma concentrations of E2 and Ang II were correlated with each other. PMID: 31204528 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Hypertension in Pregnancy - Category: OBGYN Tags: Hypertens Pregnancy Source Type: research
We report the case of a young woman with spontaneous heterotopic triplets at 8weeks of gestation, with amisdiagnosis of topic twins and acute appendicitis. The ectopic tubal pregnancy was ruptured and a salpingectomy was performed by laparotomy. The intrauterine pregnancy progressed uneventfully. The two healthy babies were delivery by cesarean section at 36 ± 2 weeks of gestation. Heterotopic triplets with ruptured tubal ectopic pregnancy represent a special diagnostic and therapeutic challenge for the obstetrician. A high rate of clinical suspicion and timely treatment by laparotomy or laparoscopy can preserve the...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetricia - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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