A thirty-year analysis of cesarean section rate in gestational diabetes and normal pregnant population in Tehran, Iran: a concerning trend.

@article{Badakhsh2012ATA,
  title={A thirty-year analysis of cesarean section rate in gestational diabetes and normal pregnant population in Tehran, Iran: a concerning trend.},
  author={Mohammad Hossein Badakhsh and Mohammad Ebrahim Khamseh and Mojtaba Malek and Gita Shafiee and Rokhsareh Aghili and Sedigheh Moghimi and Hamid Reza Baradaran and Mahsan Seifoddin},
  journal={Gynecological endocrinology : the official journal of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={436-9}
}
BACKGROUND The aims of this study were to analyze the trend of cesarean section (CS), determining possible risk factors and also comparing the rate of CS in mothers with gestational diabetes (GDM) and normal pregnant population. MATERIALS AND METHODS A hospital-based midwives data collection including 37,997 pregnancies in Tehran was used for this study. The study population included all women giving birth between 1 January 1980 and 31 December 2009. RESULTS The global rate for CS was 37.8… CONTINUE READING
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