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Prevalence of cesarean section in Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 1984-1989.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2282565     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study was undertaken to estimate the cesarean delivery rate in Chang Gung Memorial Hospital (CGMH) and to determine whether the reasons for the rising rate have changed during the past 6 years. Since 1984, 43% of the rise in the cesarean rate was due to repeat cesareans, 29% due to dystocia, and 15% due to fetal distress. At the same time, the cesarean delivery rates due to abnormality of position and placentation dropped by 2% in either condition. The rate of cesarean delivery among those with a previous cesarean was 98%. In the future, if the number of vaginal deliveries after cesarean increases, then the overall cesarean delivery rate will decrease or stabilize.
C C Hsieh; T T Hsieh; Y K Soong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Changgeng yi xue za zhi / Changgeng ji nian yi yuan = Chang Gung medical journal / Chang Gung Memorial Hospital     Volume:  13     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Changgeng Yi Xue Za Zhi     Publication Date:  1990 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-03-19     Completed Date:  1991-03-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9809559     Medline TA:  Changgeng Yi Xue Za Zhi     Country:  TAIWAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  282-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
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MeSH Terms
Cesarean Section / statistics & numerical data*
Dystocia / therapy
Time Factors

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