11. Cesarean Delivery

  1. Wayne R. Cohen MD1 and
  2. Emanuel A. Friedman MD, Med ScD2

Published Online: 10 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch11

Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide

Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide

How to Cite

Cohen, W. R. and Friedman, E. A. (2011) Cesarean Delivery, in Labor and Delivery Care: A Practical Guide, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119971566.ch11

Author Information

  1. 1

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine New York, NY, USA

  2. 2

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 OCT 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470654590

Online ISBN: 9781119971566

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • cesarean delivery;
  • cephalopelvic disproportion;
  • cephalopelvimetry;
  • cesarean types;
  • vertical lower segment incision;
  • very preterm cases;
  • Pfannenstiel incision;
  • pendulous abdominal panniculus;
  • trial of labor;
  • patient-request cesarean

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Indications for cesarean delivery

  • Types of cesarean delivery

  • Surgical techniques

  • The patient with a prior cesarean delivery

  • Patient-request cesarean delivery

  • Further Reading