Qamarunissa, Fkharun Issa.
Cesarean section; frequency and fetomaternal morbidity.
Professional Med J Jan ;20(4):537-41.

Study Design: Descriptive observational. Setting: The study was conducted in Gynaecological /Obstetrics department of Isra University Hospital Hyderabad. Duration of study: One year from from1st April 2010 to 1st March 2011. Results: The total numbers of deliveries were 1522 out of them 551 (36.20%) were cesarean section while 971 (63.79%) were normal vaginal deliveries. Regarding the age group majority of cases were 241(43.73%) belongs to 31 to 40 years. In our study majority of cases i.e. 328(59.52%) were multigravida while 389(70.59%) cases belongs to low socioeconomic and 422(79.88%) were unbooked. Regarding indications most of the cesarean section were performed due to obstructed labour and main complication was found after cesarean section was PPH while fetal complication was early neonatal death. Conclusions: The rate of cesarean section in our study was high. The commonest indication of cesarean section was obstructed labour and majority of the patients belongs to low socioeconomic and were unbooked. Common complication was PPH, fever from maternal side while fetal complication was early neonatal death.

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