An analysis of the indications for cesarean section in a teaching hospital in China.

@article{Gao2013AnAO,
  title={An analysis of the indications for cesarean section in a teaching hospital in China.},
  author={Yanyun Gao and Qinqin Xue and Gang Chen and Peter A. Stone and Min Zhao and Qi Chen},
  journal={European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={170 2},
  pages={414-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Cesarean delivery rates have increased remarkably worldwide. The indications for this increase are not fully understood and there may be regional, ethnic or health system differences in quoted indications which may explain, at least in part, the observed changes. In 2008 China was cited as having one of the highest rates of cesarean delivery in the world, but there was no accurate information about the indications for the high rate. This study sought to provide some information about… CONTINUE READING