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Cesarean Childbirth (cont.)

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Author: Harish M Sehdev, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania.

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

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MedscapeReference.com. Cesarean Delivery

Previous contributing coauthors and editors: Coauthor(s): Ram Duriseti, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center. Editors: Jerry Balentine, DO, Professor of Emergency Medicine, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; Medical Director, Saint Barnabas Hospital; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Lee P Shulman, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Head, Section of Reproductive Genetics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.


Last Editorial Review: 10/26/2012

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Cesarean delivery is defined as the delivery of a fetus through a surgical incision through the abdominal wall (laparotomy) and uterine wall (hysterotomy).

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