Gynecology & Obstetrics

Gynecology & Obstetrics
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0932

Zaheera Saadia

Zaheera Saadia
Assisstant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine,
Alrajhi building 4, Apartment 108, King Khalid Road, Buraidah, Al-Qassim
Saudi Arabia

  • Research Article
    Are Higher Order Caesarean Sections More Risky Compared to Lower Order Caesarean Sections?
    Author(s): Zaheera SaadiaZaheera Saadia

    Background: Saudi Arabian culture encourages large families, and therefore, it’s not uncommon to see women undergo several Caesarean Sections (CS). There is disagreement in the literature regarding the actual risks mothers face with higher order CSs. Aim: This study aims to explore whether more frequent higher order CSs result in more complications. Materials and methods: This study was a retrospective cohort study conducted at the Mother and Child Hospital in Burayda, Al Qassim, Saudi Arabia, between 31st January and 31st March 2012. Group 1 had undergone three or fewer CSs, and Group 2 had undergone more than three CSs. Comparisons between the mean values of the quantitative variables were calculated using the Student t test for quantitative data, and a chi-square for qualitative data. The test of significance .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-0932.1000168

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