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Title: Caesarean section rates in teaching hospitals of Tehran: 1999-2003
Authors: Moini, A.
Riazi, K.
Ebrahimi, A.
Ostovan, N.
Issue Date: 2007
Language: English
Abstract: To determine the trends of caesarean section in teaching hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, a retrospective analysis was performed on the obstetric data from 3 hospitals in a 5- year period. The caesarean section rate increased from 35.4% of deliveries in 1999 to 42.3% in 2003. The data showed that there was a steady increase in elective operations that might explain the rise in overall caesarean section rate
Description: 457-460
Keywords: Hospitals, Teaching
World Health Organization
Pregnancy Outcome
Subject: Cesarean Section
ISSN: 1020-3397
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