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Timing of elective repeat caesarean section: maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20230324     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Timing of elective repeat caesarean section should take into account both fetal and maternal considerations. The percentage of caesarean deliveries has dramatically increased during the last decades. It undoubtedly leads to an increase in the number of women having multiple caesarean sections. While maternal morbidity increases with increased number of caesarean sections, when compared with their term counterparts, late pre-term infants face increased morbidity. Establishing the optimal time of delivery for both mother and child is a major challenge faced by clinicians. The aim of this review is to better understand neonatal and maternal morbidity and mortality that are associated with elective repeat caesarean section, and to provide an educated decision regarding the optimal timing for elective repeat caesarean section.
Authors:
Tamar Tzur; Adi Y Weintraub; Eyal Sheiner; Arnon Wiznitzer; Moshe Mazor; Gershon Holcberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  58-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
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