Length of incision may affect pain after cesarean delivery


eMediNexus    23 October 2017

As per a study presented October 21, 2017 at Anesthesiology 2017 annual meeting in Boston, both short and long surgical incisions for cesarean births are associated with increased pain after delivery. The study advises that neither shorter nor longer incisions be performed when possible and further recommend an optimal range for cesarean incision length to be between 12 and 17 cms.

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