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Cesarean Delivery

Edited by Raed Salim

Emek Medical Center, Israel

This book provides broad, science-based information regarding the most common major surgical procedure performed, i.e. Cesarean Delivery. The book provides relevant scientific literature regarding epidemiology and rates of cesarean delivery in low and high income countries and the impact of the disparities in the rate of cesarean delivery between countries. In addition, the book systematically reviews the relevant scientific literature regarding all perioperative considerations with a broad cover of anesthetic techniques, drugs and difficulties that anesthesiologists may encounter during cesarean delivery. Care of the neonate after cesarean and crucial guidelines for obese women undergoing cesarean are also provided. The book was written by distinguished experts from different disciplines to ensure complete and accurate coverage of the recent scientific and clinical advances and to bring care providers and purchasers up to date including essential information to help improve health care quality.

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Cesarean DeliveryEdited by Raed Salim

Published: May 23rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1459

ISBN: 978-953-51-0638-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7006-8

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

46778 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

10 Web of Science Citations

23 Dimensions Citations


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1. How to Manage Labor Induction or Augmentation to Decrease the Cesarean Deliveries Rate

By Shi-Yann Cheng


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2. Timing of Elective Cesarean Delivery at Term

By Raed Salim


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3. Anesthesia for Cesarean Section

By Sotonye Fyneface-Ogan


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4. Cesarean Delivery: Surgical Techniques - The Fifteen Minute Cesarean Section

By Robert D. Dyson


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5. Evidence-Based Obstetric Anesthesia: An Update on Anesthesia for Cesarean Delivery

By Andre P. Schmidt and Jose Otavio C. Auler Jr.


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6. Neurological Complications of Regional Anesthesia

By José Ricardo V. Navarro, Javier Eslava-Schmalbach, Daniel P. R. Estupiñán and Luis A. Carlos Leal


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7. Caesarean Section and Maternal Obesity

By Vicky O'Dwyer and Michael J. Turner


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8. Breastfeeding After a Cesarean Delivery

By Sema Kuguoglu, Hatice Yildiz, Meltem Kurtuncu Tanir and Birsel Canan Demirbag


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9. Determining Factors of Cesarean Delivery Trends in Developing Countries: Lessons from Point G National Hospital (Bamako - Mali)

By I. Teguete, Y. Traore, A. Sissoko, M. Y. Djire, A. Thera, T. Dolo, N. Mounkoro, M. Traore and A. Dolo


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