Navigation Links
Repeat C-section before 39 weeks raises risk of neonatal illness
Date:1/7/2009

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Women choosing repeat cesarean deliveries and having them at term but before completing 39 weeks gestation are up to two times more likely to have a baby with serious complications including respiratory distress resulting in mechanical ventilation and NICU admission.

UAB researchers, led by Alan T.N. Tita, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and colleagues reported in a study published January 8 in the New England Journal of Medicine that women who choose to have their babies delivered via repeat cesarean at 37 or 38 weeks without a medical or obstetric indication, risk serious complications for their child.

"The cesarean rate in the United States has risen dramatically, from 20.7 percent in 1996 to 31.1 percent in 2006. A major reason is the decline in attempted vaginal births after cesarean. Because elective cesareans can be scheduled to accommodate patient and physician convenience, there is a risk that they may be performed earlier than is appropriate." Tita said. "We knew from previous small studies that infants born before 39 weeks' gestation are at increased risk for respiratory distress. Because nearly 40 percent of the cesareans performed in the United States each year are repeat procedures, we undertook this large study to describe the timing of elective repeat cesareans and assess its relationship with the risk of various adverse neonatal outcomes."

Tita and colleagues studied 13,258 women who had elective repeat cesarean sections at the 19 centers of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units (MFMU) Network from 1999 through 2002. They were selected from the Cesarean Section Registry of the network. The registry contains detailed, prospectively collected information on nearly 50,000 women with a prior cesarean who underwent either repeat
'/>"/>

Contact: Jennifer Lollar
jpark@uab.edu
205-934-3888
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Natural childbirth linked to stronger baby bonding than C-sections
2. Brain cell growth diminishes long before old age strikes, animal study shows
3. New brain cells listen before they talk
4. Laser can spot illness before symptoms appear
5. Breast cancer cells have to learn to walk before they can run
6. Generalist bacteria discovered in coastal waters may be more flexible than known before
7. ASU researcher may have discovered key to life before its origin on Earth
8. Deadly genetic disease prevented before birth in zebrafish
9. War between the sexes begins before twins birth, TAU researchers say
10. Breast cancers behave differently before and after the age of 70
11. SHRM CEO Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Social Security
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2015)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6lngtl/global_biometrics ... "Global Biometrics Market (2014-2020): Market Forecast By Technologies, ... to their offering. , In ... is anticipated to overtake North America ... spending towards IT security, government biometric based projects ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Valid S.A. ("Company") (BM&FBOVESPA: VLID3 ON), is pleased to inform ... State of Washington,s Department of Licensing, in the ... issuance system for driver,s licenses and identification cards to its ... development will start in January 2015, with enrollment and card ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015  BellBrook Labs, a leader in high throughput ... of a TR-FRET (time resolved Forster resonance energy ... a high throughput screening assay for glycosyltransferases and ... for sensitive detection of hundreds of human and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Biometrics Market (2014-2020): Market Forecast By Technologies, Applications, End Use, Regions and Countries 2Global Biometrics Market (2014-2020): Market Forecast By Technologies, Applications, End Use, Regions and Countries 3Valid USA Signs Contract For Washington Driver's License Issuance 2BellBrook Labs Launches a High Throughput Screening Assay for Glycosyltransferases with TR-FRET Readout 2
... At 30, Karen Christman, an assistant bioengineering professor at the ... fuel the growing field of tissue engineering. With a new ... of Health (NIH), Christman will be able to do just ... in 2007 to support a small number of new investigators ...
... which human activity is beginning to alter atmospheric composition ... is more pressing than ever that the scientists of ... change in order to anticipate the effects and minimise ... 15?? September at University of Oxford, UK, brought 50 ...
... Armonk, N.Y (September 22, 2008) - IBM ... Technology (KAUST) today announced a joint project ... complex, high-performance computing (HPC) system in the region ... The new system, named Shaheen, will serve the ...
Cached Biology News:Generation innovation: Young UC San Diego bioengineer to use NIH grant to fuel tissue engineering 2Generation innovation: Young UC San Diego bioengineer to use NIH grant to fuel tissue engineering 3ESA trains next generation of atmospheric scientists 2ESA trains next generation of atmospheric scientists 3KAUST and IBM to build 1 of the fastest and most powerful supercomputers 2KAUST and IBM to build 1 of the fastest and most powerful supercomputers 3
(Date:3/4/2015)... ANDOVER, Massachusetts , March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Unternehmen präsentiert innovative Entwicklungen für Diagnostik und Therapie, ... Gesundheitsversorgung   Royal Philips ... am Europäischen Röntgenkongress 2015 (ECR) bekannt, ... stattfindet. An den Ständen Nr. ...
(Date:3/3/2015)...  Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO ) will ... Miami, FL on March 10, 2015 ... , Chief Financial Officer, will provide a corporate overview. ... of Halozyme,s corporate website at www.halozyme.com , and a ... event. To access the live webcast, please log on to ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... LEXINGTON, Ky. (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 ... aligning their schedules for one event: the Alltech REBELation ... USA, from May 17-20. Now in its 31st year, ... people from 70 countries, and the opportunity to join ... week, March 7 at 11:59 p.m. EST, at which ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... --Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rcv4lq/gene_therapy ) has ... 2015 - 2025" report to their offering. ... an extensive study on the marketed and pipeline gene ... in this field for over a decade but there ... markets; one approved in the EU). There are many ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Philips stellt integrierte Bildgebungslösungen auf dem Europäischen Röntgenkongress 2015 vor 2Philips stellt integrierte Bildgebungslösungen auf dem Europäischen Röntgenkongress 2015 vor 3Philips stellt integrierte Bildgebungslösungen auf dem Europäischen Röntgenkongress 2015 vor 4Philips stellt integrierte Bildgebungslösungen auf dem Europäischen Röntgenkongress 2015 vor 5Philips stellt integrierte Bildgebungslösungen auf dem Europäischen Röntgenkongress 2015 vor 6Halozyme Therapeutics To Present At The Barclays 2015 Global Healthcare Conference 2World-renowned Leaders, Authors and Businesspeople Join the Alltech REBELation 2World-renowned Leaders, Authors and Businesspeople Join the Alltech REBELation 3World-renowned Leaders, Authors and Businesspeople Join the Alltech REBELation 4Global Gene Therapy Market Report 2015-2025 - Extensive Study on the Marketed and Pipeline Gene Therapies 2Global Gene Therapy Market Report 2015-2025 - Extensive Study on the Marketed and Pipeline Gene Therapies 3Global Gene Therapy Market Report 2015-2025 - Extensive Study on the Marketed and Pipeline Gene Therapies 4Global Gene Therapy Market Report 2015-2025 - Extensive Study on the Marketed and Pipeline Gene Therapies 5Global Gene Therapy Market Report 2015-2025 - Extensive Study on the Marketed and Pipeline Gene Therapies 6Global Gene Therapy Market Report 2015-2025 - Extensive Study on the Marketed and Pipeline Gene Therapies 7
... Wis . - The state's mental health statues will ... exchange, according to Madison area health technologists. , ,Patient ... Digital Healthcare Conference 2007 , including one that posed ... data between different health systems would open a ...
... - The search for a new chief information ... University of Wisconsin-Madison has been narrowed to ... ,The finalists are Ronald D. Kraemer, deputy CIO and ... (DoIT); Kathy Pletcher, associate provost for information services and ...
... United States Supreme Court has issued several rulings that ... Microsoft Corp. v. AT&T , the Supreme Court ... that United States patent law governs domestically but does not rule ... , the Supreme Court addressed Section 271(f) of the patent ...
Cached Biology Technology:DHC 2007: Barriers to electronic data exchange include the law 2DHC 2007: Barriers to electronic data exchange include the law 3DHC 2007: Barriers to electronic data exchange include the law 4Supreme Court limits foreign reach of U.S. patents 2Supreme Court limits foreign reach of U.S. patents 3Supreme Court limits foreign reach of U.S. patents 4
Anti-Flavocytochrome b Monoclonal, FITC Labeled Research Focus: other Storage: 4C Shipping Temperature: 4C...
Goat polyclonal to CHMP5 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide: C-NKDGVLVDEFGLPQ, corresponding to C terminal amino acids 202-215 of Human CHMP5 Entrez GeneID: ...
... Rabbit polyclonal to MKK6 (phospho S207) ... applications). Antigen: ... around the phosphorylation site of Serine ... Entrez Gene ID: 5608 ...
Rabbit polyclonal to Reptin/TIP49B/RUVB2 ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Synthetic peptide (Human) Entrez Gene ID: 10856 Swiss Protein ID: Q6FIB9...
Biology Products: