Dr. Shanthadevi Sambath, Dr. Niranjana Asokan


OBJECTIVE: To analyse the cesarean rates with Robson criteria and assess the impact of various categories to overall
cesarean rate.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: A prospective observational study over a 3 month period. Analysed using questionnaire.
RESULTS: Total deliveries in study period were 1552. 50.5% delivered by cesarean. 28.3% cesarean from group 5, 19.3% from group 1, 15.7%
from group 10 making these the largest contributor to the cesarean rates.
CONCLUSION: The increasing primary cesarean rates are to be targeted to reduce overall rates. Cesarean rates are increasing exponentially
world over which needs to be addressed to improve maternal and neonatal outcome and reduce associated morbidity.


Cesarean section, robson criteria, previous LSCS, breech

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