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Cosmetic outcomes of various skin closure methods following cesarean delivery

Dr. J. Kyle Mathews

by | September 8th, 2010

A recent Study from Italy looked at the cosmetic outcomes of different types of skin closures after cesarean section.

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Why has the USA’s cesarean section rate climbed so high? US Today

Dr. J. Kyle Mathews

by | August 31st, 2010

Impatience could help explain the rising U.S. cesarean section rate, given that a high percentage of such deliveries probably are performed before women are in active labor, a new National Institutes of Health-sponsored study shows.

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Could a Test Predict Which Mothers Will Need Cesareans?

Dr. J. Kyle Mathews

by | August 29th, 2010

A test which could stop women laboring for hours in the hope of a “normal” birth only to end up with a Caesarean section has been developed in Sweden.

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True or False? Hysterectomy for an enlarged uterus, fibroids, or having had a prior cesarean section must be done abdominally.

Dr. J. Kyle Mathews

by | August 6th, 2010

While it is true that 75% of the 590,000 hysterectomies each year performed in the U.S. used the abdominal approach, multiple studies and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology state that the majority of hysterectomies should be performed by the vaginal approach. These same studies have shown that the decision to perform a hysterectomy abdominally or vaginally has more to do with the training and experience of the surgeon than the condition for which the procedure is being performed. American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (ACOG) Committee Opinion #311 April 2005.

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Vaginal Deliveries

Dr. J. Kyle Mathews

by | May 27th, 2010

Recovery time from a vaginal delivery is usually shorter than the recovery time from a Cesarean section. But sometimes it can take a while, especially if you’ve experienced any lacerations or tears.

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