Incisional hernia repair after caesarean section: a population‐based study

@article{Shand2015IncisionalHR,
  title={Incisional hernia repair after caesarean section: a population‐based study},
  author={A. Shand and J. S. Chen and M. Schnitzler and C. Roberts},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  year={2015},
  volume={55}
}
BACKGROUND Incisional hernias occur at surgical abdominal incision sites, but the association with caesarean section (CS) has not been examined. [...] Key MethodMATERIALS AND METHODS Population-based cohort study in Australia using linked birth and hospital data for women who gave birth from 2000 to 2011. Survival analysis was used to explore the association between CS and subsequent incisional hernia repair. Analyses were adjusted for confounding factors, including other abdominal surgery.Expand
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