Elective caesarean section at 38 weeks versus 39 weeks: neonatal and maternal outcomes in a randomised controlled trial

Julie Glavind, S F Kindberg, Niels Uldbjerg, M Khalil, A M Møller, B B Mortensen, O B Rasmussen, J T Christensen, J S Jørgensen, T B Henriksen

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Abstract

To investigate whether elective caesarean section before 39 completed weeks of gestation increases the risk of adverse neonatal or maternal outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
JournalB J O G
Volume120
Issue number9
Pages (from-to)1123-1132
Number of pages10
ISSN1470-0328
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Cesarean Section
  • Denmark
  • Depression, Postpartum
  • Female
  • Gestational Age
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intensive Care Units, Neonatal
  • Length of Stay
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Outcome
  • Risk Assessment
  • Surgical Procedures, Elective
  • Time Factors
  • timing
  • neonatal outcomes
  • maternal outcomes
  • Elective caesarean section
  • neonatal intensive care unit admission

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