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Intrapartum Sonography and Clinical Risk Management

  • Andrea Tinelli
  • Sarah Gustapane
  • Francesco Giacci
  • Domenico Dell’Edera
  • Antonio Malvasi
Chapter

Abstract

Dystocia is the leading cause of caesarean section in nulliparae. In 1998, Gregory et al. reported that the main indication for performing a caesarean section is dystocia [1].

Keywords

Caesarean Section Operative Delivery HELLP Syndrome Fetal Head Lower Uterine Segment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Tinelli
    • 1
  • Sarah Gustapane
    • 2
  • Francesco Giacci
    • 2
  • Domenico Dell’Edera
    • 3
  • Antonio Malvasi
    • 4
  1. 1.Division of Experimental Endoscopic Surgery, Imaging, Minimally Invasive Therapy and Technology, Department of Obstetric and GynecologyVito Fazzi HospitalLecceItaly
  2. 2.Department of Obstetric and GynecologySS. Annunziata HospitalChietiItaly
  3. 3.Unit of Cytogenetic and Molecular Genetics“Madonna delle Grazie” HospitalMateraItaly
  4. 4.Department of Obstetric and GynecologySanta Maria HospitalBariItaly

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