Retrospective study of maternal and neonatal outcome in second stage lower segment caesarean section in a tertiary hospital
Keywords:Intraoperative complications, Neonatal morbidity, Second stage LSCS
Background: Caesarean section at second stage are increasing and are associated with significant maternal morbidity. The overall caesarean section rates are also increasing from last two decades.
Methods: A retrospective study conducted in Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Raja Rajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Bangalore from January 2018 to July 2019. Second stage LSCS were analysed in terms of indications, intraoperative and post-operative complications, neonatal morbidity.
Results: In our hospital during study period there were 2639 deliveries and total number of LSCS 1146 (43.42%) and caesarean section rate was 35-45% and second stage LSCS 60 (5.23%).
Conclusions: Second stage LSCS associated with more number of maternal and neonatal morbidity. Adequate clinical exposure and appropriate training are essential for safe performance in second stage LSCS.
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