Extraperitoneal cesarean section in the profoundly infected patient.

@article{McCall1949ExtraperitonealCS,
  title={Extraperitoneal cesarean section in the profoundly infected patient.},
  author={M. McCall},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1949},
  volume={57 3},
  pages={
          520-31
        }
}
  • M. McCall
  • Published 1949
  • Medicine
  • American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Abstract 1. 1. 38 per cent of all cesarean section deaths are due to infection and usually follow transperitoneal operations done upon cases which have violated certain important criteria. 2. 2. There is disagreement over the best method for delivery of the infected patient who cannot be delivered vaginally of an intact infant. The difference of opinion lies between cesarean hysterectomy, embryotomy, extraperitoneal cesarean section and transperitoneal cesarean section with local administration… Expand
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