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title:Study of Maternal Outcome of Emergency and Elective Caesarean Section in A Semi-Rural Tertiary Hospital

Author:Suja Daniel, Manjusha Viswanathan, Simi B N, Nazeema A

Keywords:Caesarean Section, Maternal outcome, Diabetes

Type:Original Article

Abstract:Introduction: Caesarean section is one of the most performed surgical procedures all over the world. It is associated with high morbidity, although, the morbidity has come down over the years(1)Morbidity and mortality are seen to be more with emergency procedures than elective procedure. Aim: To study the maternal morbidity of elective and emergency caesarean sections in a tertiary care teaching hospital in semirural area Methodology: It is a comparative study on the maternal outcomes in elective and emergency caesarean sections. Total 165 patients undergoing caesarean section in the tertiary teaching hospital in semi- rural area were studied. Data was collected and analyzed Conclusion: Maternal morbidity was found to be more in emergency caesarean section than in elective caesarean section.

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