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Cesarean section

Cesarean section

Cesarean section: Cesarean section is the delivery of a baby through the uterine and abdominal walls instead of the vagina.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Cesarean section

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Cesarean section:

  • Obstruction of the mother's birth canal (pelvis, cervix)
  • Large fetus
  • Maternal high blood pressure
  • Premature fetus
  • Placenta previa
  • Breech position
  • Fetal distress
  • Maternal hemorrhage
  • Maternal infection (e.g. Herpes)

Non-Surgical Options: Cesarean section

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Cesarean section:

  • Vaginal birth

Anesthetic Requirements for Cesarean section

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Cesarean section may include:

  • General or regional (regional or regional) anesthesia

Procedure Complications: Cesarean section

Possible surgical complications of Cesarean section may include:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Adverse reaction to anesthesia
  • Blood clots
  • Damage to nearby organs
  • Damage to baby

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Cesarean section

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent.

Cesarean section: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Cesarean section: Six to eight weeks.

Descriptions of Cesarean section

Cesarean section : extraction of the fetus by means of abdominal hysterotomy.
Source: CRISP

Cesarean section: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Cesarean section) include:

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