Post-operative complications after caesarean section in HIV-infected women

  title={Post-operative complications after caesarean section in HIV-infected women},
  author={Simone Ferrero and Giorgio Bentivoglio},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
This retrospective study evaluated complications associated with caesarean section in HIV-infected women. For each HIV-positive patient (n=45) a control group of ten seronegative women (n=450) was matched for age, number of foetuses, gestational age, indication for caesarean section, status of the membranes and kind of anaesthesia. All women delivered in the same hospital using a uniform protocol. We evaluated the duration of stay in hospital after operation, the need for antibiotics after… CONTINUE READING