Risk Factors for Blood Transfusion in patients undergoing high-order Cesarean delivery

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For patients undergoing cesarean delivery, the risk of the operation usually increases with each successive cesarean delivery.  At Maternal Fetal Medicine Associates we care for many women with several prior cesarean deliveries and therefore perform many “high-order” cesarean deliveries (3rd or higher cesarean delivery). In this study published in Transfusion Practice, we report the outcomes

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Emergent Primary Cesarean Delivery and Maternal Operative Morbidity

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Sometimes women in labor require a cesarean delivery.  These deliveries can be categorized as nonurgent, urgent, or emergent, based on the circumstances.  Emergent (also known as “stat”) cesarean deliveries are usually performed when concerns over the health of the fetus are so significant that every minute counts.  In these situations, the operation itself it performed

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