Corpus ID: 18352886

[Association between mode of delivery and maternal complications in a public hospital in Greater Metropolitan São Paulo, Brazil].

  title={[Association between mode of delivery and maternal complications in a public hospital in Greater Metropolitan S{\~a}o Paulo, Brazil].},
  author={L. C. Machado J{\'u}nior and C. Sevrin and E. Oliveira and H. B. Carvalho and Jorge W. Zamboni and J. C. Ara{\'u}jo and M. Marcolin and P. Caruso and Pedro F. Awada and R. Z. Giunta and W. Munhoz and M. Sancovski and S. Peixoto},
  journal={Cadernos de saude publica},
  volume={25 1},
The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between mode of delivery and maternal complications, based on a retrospective cohort of all births at a public hospital in 2003. Complications included: infection, hemorrhage, hysterectomy, uterine rupture, lesions in adjacent organs, deep venous thrombosis, and pulmonary embolism. The analysis used odds ratio (OR), chi-squared test, and Fisher's exact test, besides logistic regression. Fifteen complications were identified. Taking… Expand
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