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Accidental fetal lacerations during cesarean delivery: experience in an Italian level III university hospital.

Authors
  • Dessole, Salvatore
  • Cosmi, Erich
  • Balata, Antonio
  • Uras, Luisa
  • Caserta, Donatella
  • Capobianco, Giampiero
  • Ambrosini, Guido
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2004
Volume
191
Issue
5
Pages
1673–1677
Identifiers
PMID: 15547541
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Fetal accidental laceration may occur during cesarean delivery; the incidence is significantly higher during emergency cesarean delivery compared with elective procedures. The patient should be counseled about the occurrence of fetal laceration during cesarean delivery to avoid litigation.

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