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Cesarean section

Cesarean section

Overview

  1. The uterus is exposed through the abdominal wall, and an incision is made in the uterine covering.
  2. The muscles of the uterus are separated, producing a hole for the delivery of the infant.
  3. The infant is delivered through the opening in the uterine wall, after which, the uterus is stitched closed.

Update Date 7/23/2012