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Evaluation of the cesarean section rate and its reasons in shariati hospital of bandar abbas in 2015

(2018) Evaluation of the cesarean section rate and its reasons in shariati hospital of bandar abbas in 2015. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health.

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ntroduction: Cesarean is one of the most common surgeries in women. According to the World Health Organization announcement, the expected cesarean rate should be 10-15% of the births in various regions. The main purpose of cesarean is to protect mother and baby's health and is the best choice only in situation where there are some problems for the mother and baby. So, the objective of this study is to evaluate the cesarean rate and its reasons in Bandar Abbas. Methods: The present study is a cross-sectional one and the samples were collected from the cases who had given birth from April to August 2015 in Shariati Hospital of Bandar Abbas based on the research aims, available information in the file including age of mother, number of pregnancies and causes of cesarean delivery according written records by a doctor from 1875 files of the research samples and then data were analyzed by SPSS software and descriptive statistics. Results: According to the findings of this study, 52.1% of deliveries were performed by cesarean surgery. The most common cause for doing cesarean by a doctor was repeated (51.73%) and the other factors such as fetal distress, disproportion of fetal head to the mother's pelvis, abnormal presentation, the lack of progress in delivery and preeclampsia were placed in the next. Conclusion: Findings show that the frequency of cesarean had been high by the world standards in this city. Thus, considering the increasing rate of cesarean and its possible adverse consequences in mother and baby as well as its high cost, it seems that determining the common causes of cesarean can lead to develop solutions and strategies from the authorities to reduce the amount of unnecessary cesarean sections.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Cesarean Delivery Pregnant woman Vaginal delivery
Subjects: WQ Obstetrics > WQ 200-212 Reproduction. Pregnancy
WQ Obstetrics > WQ 400-450 Obstetric Surgical Procedures
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Mother and Child Welfare Research Center
Depositing User: هدی فهیم پور

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