The definitive monograph on the world's most commonly performed obstetric surgical procedure, this text benefits from plentiful illustrations to show all the details a surgeon needs to know, and from expert international contributors to share their knowledge on the many specialist questions raised.
Covers only the details a surgeon needs to know
Includes contributions from international experts from Canada, France, Germany, Israel, and Italy
Focuses on surgical aspects
Presents new perspectives on (e.g.) treatment of placental anomalies, myomectomy, and intrapartum echography
Table of Contents
Epidemiologic trends internationally; Laparotomies and cesarean delivery; Hysterotomies during cesarean delivery; Fetal extraction during cesarean delivery; Cephalic extraction; Fetal extraction with instruments; Anomalous presentation; Placental removal and uterine exteriorization techniques; Suture of uterine incisions; Optimal cesarean delivery of the 21st century; Fibroids and myomectomy in cesarean delivery; Management of placenta previa and/or accrete; The proactive use of balloons for the management of postpartum hemorrhage in cesarean delivery; Exceptional situations after delivery and postpartum haemorrhage; Dystocia and intrapartum ultrasound in cesarean delivery; Dystocia and cesarean delivery; Shoulder dystocia and cesarean delivery; Multiple pregnancy and cesarean delivery; Cesarean delivery for the preterm neonate; The neonate from cesarean delivery; General anesthesia for cesarean delivery; Local anesthesia for cesarean delivery; Characteristics of the post cesarean delivery uterine scar; Vaginal birth after cesarean delivery; Forensic aspects of cesarean delivery.