oa South African Medical Journal - The prevention and treatment of some operative complications at lower segment caesarean section

Volume 40, Issue 27
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Close personal observation and repeated staff discussions of complications which have occurred during and after more than 15,000 caesarean sections performed in the Obstetric Unit at King Edward VIII Hospital, since this became the Obstetric Unit of the University of Natal, have led to an appreciation of the risks of this operation which received insufficient attention in the literature.

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