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The authors concluded there were "no statistically significant differences between planned elective repeat cesarean section and planned VBAC.
First, although future fetuses have no apparent moral rights, both mother and clinician should be aware that there is an increase in mortality and morbidity for fetus and mother with each repeat cesarean section.
According to their estimates, at most one in 500 women who have a history of cesarean section and plan a vaginal birth will have an infant who is stillborn or dies soon after birth.
To answer this question, we conducted this study and our aim was to compare the satisfaction with spinal anesthesia and general anesthesia after cesarean section.
There was a nonsignificant difference in operative time, with a mean of 66 minutes with a panniculectomy compared with 63 minutes for cesarean section alone.
Delivery rate by Cesarean section varies interna-tionally from 10-25%, and over last two decades vagi-nal birth has experienced considerable decline.
The survey included questions about demographics, practice patterns, and opinions regarding elective primary cesarean section.
In addition to the hazards of cesarean section per se, the risks of certain complications increase with accumulating surgeries.
Central questions for health care systems in which family physicians provide cesarean section services include the quantity and scope of training needed, the expected outcomes of the surgical care provided, and the effect that "managed care" will have on the role of family physicians.
2,7) However, an education program combined with peer comparison data has been shown to significantly reduce cesarean section rates.