Vol. 1, Issue 6 (2012)
Evaluation of maternal complications in women undergoing cesarean sections: A retrospective study
Background: Caesarean section is one of the commonest operations performed all over the worlds and its incidence is increasing. As such, there are a number of immediate and delayed complications that may be encountered and the obstetrician must be familiar with and able to rectify these. Hence; we planned the present study to assess the maternal complications associated with cesarean sections. Materials & Subjects: The present study included assessment of women undergoing cesarean sections. A total of 200 cesarean sections were assessed who were admitted to the hospital for delivery. Complete data records of all the subjects along with clinical and demographic details were recorded. Complications occurring in the subjects were recorded by assessing their follow-up records. All the results were compiled and analysed by SPSS software. Results: 40 percent of the subjects belonged to the age group of 20 to 25 years. Wound infection was the most commonly encountered complication in the present study. Urinary tract infection occurred in 5 percent of the cases. Conclusion: Considerable amount of complications are associated with subjects undergoing cesarean sections.
How to cite this article:
Priya Dahiya. Evaluation of maternal complications in women undergoing cesarean sections: A retrospective study. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2012; 1(6): 74-77.