Textbook of Caesarean Section

Hardcover | May 28, 2016

EditorEric Jauniaux, William Grobman

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Caesarean Section has become the most common major operation in the world, and with the increasing number there are many serious and long-term healthcare implications for gynaecology, general surgery, neonatology, and epigenetics. A full perspective of the procedure and its consequences istherefore essential for practitioners, residents, and trainees alike. The Textbook of Caesarean Section is the key textbook on this subject, and is an informative and practical tool for clinicians performing this procedure in all areas of the world. The accompanying professional medical videos demonstrate in clear and expert detail the two alternative procedures forcaesarean section, ensuring that readers of this book gain an in-depth understanding of the techniques involved, and supporting blended learning in postgraduate education globally. Written by a distinguished team of expert contributors, this book carefully describes current best practice for caesarean section alongside key chapters on the history of caesarean section, and other important and related issues that obstetricians must be aware of, such as anaesthesia, prevention ofcomplications of surgery, reproduction after C-section, and perinatal outcomes. The text is extensively illustrated with colour images, and fully referenced throughout, providing all the information essential for the reader to perform the optimal caesarean delivery procedures, and diagnose andmanage the short- and long-term complications associated with different methods of caesarean sections.

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Caesarean Section has become the most common major operation in the world, and with the increasing number there are many serious and long-term healthcare implications for gynaecology, general surgery, neonatology, and epigenetics. A full perspective of the procedure and its consequences istherefore essential for practitioners, resident...

Eric Jauniaux was appointed as a Senior lecturer and consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at University College London and University College Hospital in 1995. He was awarded a personal chair in Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine at UCL in 2002. In 2006, co-founded "Medical Aid Films" a charity dedicated to help medical training and edu...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.98 inPublished:May 28, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198758561

ISBN - 13:9780198758563

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Eric Jauniaux and William Grobman: Editorial: Caesarean Sections: Introduction to the "world's number one" surgical procedure1. Matthew J. West, L.M. Irvine and Eric Jauniaux: Caesarean Section: From Antiquity to the 21st Century2. Natalie Greenwold: The Anatomy of the Female Pelvis3. Daniel Pasko, Akila Subramaniam, and Alan T.N. Tita: The Epidemiology of Caesarean Delivery4. Eric Jauniaux and Vincenzo Berghella: The Modern Caesarean Section5. Michael Stark and Eric Jauniaux: The Misgav-Ladach Caesarean Section6. Susan P. Raine and Michael A. Belfort: Complex Caesarean Deliveries7. Desikan Rangarajan and Paul Howell: Anaesthesia for Caesarean Section8. Phillip J. Steer: Prevention and Management of Post-operative Caesarean Section Complications9. Eric Jauniaux and Davor Jurkovic: Long-term Complications after Caesarean Section10. Emily Robertson and Tom Lissauer: Perinatal outcome of neonates born by Caesarean section11. Emily S Miller and William A Grobman: Trial of Labour after Caesarean12. Michael Odent and Eric Jauniaux: Caesarean Delivery and Human Evolution13. James Walker: Caesarean Section: A global perspective