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Anaesthesia for caesarean section

Desikan Rangarajan and Paul Howell.

in Textbook of Caesarean Section

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 9820 words.

An understanding of the role of the obstetric anaesthetist during the peripartum period will empower the obstetrician to better coordinate multidisciplinary care tailored to the individual....

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The anatomy of the female pelvis

Natalie Greenwold.

in Textbook of Caesarean Section

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 4723 words.

A good knowledge of anatomy is pivotal to the development of surgical techniques and operator skills. This chapter reviews the basic anatomical knowledge required to perform a standard...

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Caesarean delivery and human evolution

Michel Odent and Eric Jauniaux.

in Textbook of Caesarean Section

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 8067 words.

Since one of the effects of modern medicine has been to neutralize the laws of natural selection, it is plausible that, from now on, the human capacity to give birth vaginally will...

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Caesarean section

Eric Jauniaux and William A. Grobman.

in Textbook of Caesarean Section

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 4189 words.

All around the world, women giving birth and their baby are facing the same types of basic obstetric complications; mainlyobstructed labour and post-partum haemorrhage (PHH). What varies...

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Caesarean section

Matthew J. West, Laurie Montgomery Irvine and Eric Jauniaux.

in Textbook of Caesarean Section

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 6309 words.

The caesarean delivery is one of the oldest and best-established surgical procedures in medical history. This chapter reviews its development from its mythical origin to the modern day. The...

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Caesarean section: A global perspective

James Walker.

in Textbook of Caesarean Section

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 3911 words.

Although caesarean section rates have increased throughout the world, the rates still vary from 2% to over 50% from country to country. This chapter provides a global perspective on the...

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A case of pregnancy complicated with dilated cardiomyopathy 1X

Shinya Oki, Takeshi Nagamatsu, Takayuki Iriyama, Atsushi Komatsu, Yutaka Osuga and Tomoyuki Fujii.

in Oxford Medical Case Reports

P ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Obstetrics. 1344 words.

Dilated cardiomyopathy 1X (CMD1X) is characterized by dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) with mildest limb-girdle muscle symptoms and normal intelligence. Compound heterozygous mutation in...

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A case of splenic torsion and rupture presenting as ruptured ectopic pregnancy

Somdatta Lahiri, Nabanita Dasgupta and Aftab-ud-din Mondal.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gynaecology. 770 words.

Splenic torsion with rupture of spleen is an extremely rare phenomenon. The clinical picture mimics several common conditions which are causes of acute abdomen and so it is seldom detected...

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Chronic tubo-ovarian abscess complicated by hepatic portal venous gas

Sunny Onyeabor and Frederick Cason.

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

P ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gynaecology. 1311 words.

44-year-old female with massive chronic tubo-ovarian abscess complicated by hepatic portal venous gas (HPVG). She presented to the emergency department of our hospital with a diffusely...

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Complex caesarean deliveries

Susan P. Raine and Michael A. Belfort.

in Textbook of Caesarean Section

April 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 12289 words.

A caesarean delivery is no longer considered to be a complex surgical procedure in comparison to many others performed in gynaecology and other surgical specialities. It does, however,...

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