VAGINAL DELIVERY AFTER CESAREAN SECTION

Rubina Bashir, Khurshid Khattak

Abstract


Methods: This retrospective study was conducted in Women & Children Hospital, Abbottabad to determine the
outcome of subsequent labour in women with a previous cesarean section for a non-recurrent cause. Results: From 1st
January, 1996 to 31st Dec. 1998, 260 patients with a previous lower segment C. Section were admitted out of which
120 patients were selected for trial of labour. 108 (41.53%) patients had a successful vaginal delivery while 12 (4.62%)
ended up with a secondary C. Section, indicating a success rate of 90%. Conclusion: This study proves that vaginal
delivery is possible in carefully selected patients with lesser maternal morbidity.

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