Monday, April 6, 2009

Caesarean link to surge in hysterectomies

Doctors in Dublin’s maternity hospitals are performing an increasing number of life-saving hysterectomies on mothers who have previously had caesarean sections. The upsurge in the number of births by c-section has led to a marked increase in emergency operations to remove women’s wombs due to a condition called placenta accreta, according to a new study.


1 comment:

My earthy momma odyssey said...

Not surprising, I will repost