To Study The Indications And Outcome Of Caesarean Section At A Tertiary Health Facility Located In A Rural Setting.

  • Hrishikesh M. Mandhane Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PDVVPF Memorial Hospital, Ahmednagar
  • G. S Aher Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PDVVPF Memorial Hospital, Ahmednagar
Keywords: Caesarean Section, Indications, Tertiary care hospital. Previous LSCS, Cephalo-pelvic disproportion, Oligohydromnios.


Background: Caesarean section (CS) is a common surgical procedure performed in women of reproductive age. The numerous indications for a CS may be due to fetal or maternal problems. Though it is a life saving procedure, it also carries a higher morbidity and mortality than vagina delivery.

Method: This is a retrospective study conducted from January 2014 to December 2014 at a secondary health facility located in a rural setting in Ahmednagar. The theatre registers were the sources of data.

Results: There were fourteen indications for the 731-caeserean sections performed with previous LSCS being

The highest indication. Previous LSCS, Fetal distress, CPD and Oligohydromnios were the major indications for caesarean

Section. There were 1 maternal death and 4 stillbirths out of the 731 babies delivered.

Conclusion: Changing trends and changing indications are very well can be seen from the study suggesting that “Once a cesarean always a cesarean” is what we seem to achieve in near future.


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Author Biography

Hrishikesh M. Mandhane, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PDVVPF Memorial Hospital, Ahmednagar
Resident Obstetrics and gynecology


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