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What is a c-section?
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Abdominal delivery
A c-section is when an incision is made across the mother's skin and uterus in order to delivery the baby through the abdominal incision.

In brief: Abdominal delivery
A c-section is when an incision is made across the mother's skin and uterus in order to delivery the baby through the abdominal incision.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
In brief: Vaginal bypass.
Cesarean section refers to an increasingly safe and common mode of delivery via the lower abdominal wall instead of the natural vaginal birth.
It typically involves a transverse incision on the skin 2-3 cm above the pubic symphysis (pfannenstiel) and a transverse incision on the underlying fascia and the lower uterine segment (kerr). It preserves the fetal brain/life and the maternal pelvis!

In brief: Vaginal bypass.
Cesarean section refers to an increasingly safe and common mode of delivery via the lower abdominal wall instead of the natural vaginal birth.
It typically involves a transverse incision on the skin 2-3 cm above the pubic symphysis (pfannenstiel) and a transverse incision on the underlying fascia and the lower uterine segment (kerr). It preserves the fetal brain/life and the maternal pelvis!
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
In brief: Life/brain-saving
Cesarean section is a very safe (nowadays in the us) major surgery that is the most common life/brain-saving procedure performed in this country.

In brief: Life/brain-saving
Cesarean section is a very safe (nowadays in the us) major surgery that is the most common life/brain-saving procedure performed in this country.
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