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Current Topics in Caesarean Section

Edited by Panagiotis Tsikouras

Democritus University of Thrace, Komotini


Nikolaos Nikolettos

Democritus University of Thrcae

Werner Rath

Kiel University

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Georg Friedrich Von Tempelhoff

St. Vinzenz Hospital Hanau

In 2019, approximately 1.2 million caesarean sections were performed in the United States, accounting for 31.7% of all births that year. In most European countries, the rate of caesarean delivery also exceeds 30%. The medical effects of this phenomenon remain unclear.This book presents comprehensive information on caesarean delivery including the risks and benefits, clinical indications, scientific guidelines, and more.

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Current Topics in Caesarean SectionEdited by Panagiotis Tsikouras

Published: November 10th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.92475

ISBN: 978-1-83969-179-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-83969-178-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83969-180-5

Copyright year: 2021

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1764 Total Chapter Downloads


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1. Second Stage Cesarean Section

By Jayaraman Nambiar and Thiencherry Rema


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2. Twin Pregnancies Labour Modus and Timing

By Panagiotis Tsikouras, Anna Chalkidou, Anastasia Bothou, Angeliki Gerede, Xanthoula Anthoulaki, Spyridon Michalopoulos, Ioannis Tsirkas, Fotini Gaitatzi, Irene Babageorgaka, Apostolos Lazarou, Natalia Sachnova, Michael Koutsogiannis, Konstantinos Nikolettos, Theopi Nalbanti, Eythimios Demosthenous, Georgios Dragoutsos, Ifigenia Apostolou, Alexios Alexiou, Panagiotis Petsidis, Stefanos Zervoudis, George Iatrakis, Werner Rath, George Galazios and Nikolaos Nikolettos


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3. Cesarean Section and Breastfeeding Outcomes

By Angeliki Antonakou and Dimitrios Papoutsis


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4. VTE Prophylaxis in Cesarean Section

By Frederico José Amédeé Péret and Liv Braga de Paula


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5. Caesarean Section

By Tshililo J. Mashamba


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6. Magnitude, Factors Associated with Cesarean Delivery and Its Appropriateness

By Awoke Giletew Wondie


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7. Association of Pre-Pregnancy Body Mass Index and Gestational Weight Gain with Preterm Delivery in Pregnant Women

By Bhavya Baxi and Jigna Shah


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8. Prevention of Cesarean Scar Defects: What Is Possible?

By Christian Litzka, Annegret Schnabel, Maria Emilia Solano and Angela Köninger


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9. Optimizing Techniques and Suture Materials for Caesarean Section

By Padmasri Ramalingappa, Raksha Shivaramegowda and Shruthi Holavanahalli SrinivasaMurthy


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10. Characteristics of Catch-Up Growth in Very Low Birth Weight Infants (<1500 g)

By Teodoro Durá-Travé, Isabel San Martín-García, Fidel Gallinas-Victoriano, María Malumbres-Chacón, Paula Moreno-González and María Urretavizcaya-Martinez


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11. The Extremely Low Birth Weight Infant

By Anet Papazovska Cherepnalkovski, Vesna Pavlov, Ivanka Furlan and Marija Bucat


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12. Haemodynamic Changes during Preterm Birth Treatment

By Szymon Bednarek, Małgorzata Głogiewicz, Rafał Adamczak and Mariusz Dubiel


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13. Preterm Birth and Inflammation

By Melinda Matyas


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14. Approaches at Community Level for Care of the Preterm Neonates in Low-Income Countries

By Pontius Bayo and Juliet Ajok


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15. In the Crossing of Politics With Science: Medical Arguments on the High Rate of Cesarean Sections in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

By Jaqueline Ferreira


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