Treatment of Post-Cesarean Section Endomyometritis

  title={Treatment of Post-Cesarean Section Endomyometritis},
  author={Margaret Lynn Yonekura},
Pelvic infection following cesarean section is the most common hospital-acquired infection facing the Obstetrician-Gynecologist today. The most important contributing factor is the dramatic rise in the cesarean section rate. Cesarean births in the United States have increased almost threefold, from 5.5% of all deliveries (195 000 operations) in 1970 to 15.2% (510000) in 1978 [1]. Although the prevalence of infection following cesarean section is not uniform throughout the United States… CONTINUE READING